You are here

Distinguished Finalist

Alysse Danyi

Nazareth, Pennsylvania

Alysse Danyi, 18, of Nazareth, Pa., a senior at Nazareth Area High School, has collected and donated more than 28,000 books over the past seven years for Cops ‘N’ Kids, an organization that distributes books to children in need. Alysse made her first donation at age 10 after asking for book donations in lieu of birthday gifts, and has since has organized an annual book drive in her community and raised awareness of her efforts through public speaking.