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Distinguished Finalist

Annabelle Bunch

Saltillo, Mississippi

Annabelle Bunch, 17, of Saltillo, Miss., a member of the Northern Mississippi American Red Cross and a senior at Itawamba Agricultural High School, launched “Just Too Sweet” as an initiative to promote awareness, advocacy and action to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes. As a teenager living with the condition, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation youth advocacy leader has raised more than $14,000 and bolstered awareness via social media and speaking engagements.