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Distinguished Finalist

Quinn McElroy-Fuchs

Portland, Oregon

Quinn McElroy-Fuchs, 17, of Portland, Ore., a member of Girl Scouts of Oregon and SW Washington and a senior at Lincoln High School, started “Operation Tooth Fairy,” which has distributed oral hygiene products and multi-lingual educational materials to more than 1,200 low-income children in her community. Originally starting Operation Tooth Fairy as her Girl Scout Gold Award project, Quinn is currently mentoring younger scouts so they can continue the program’s efforts when she leaves for college.