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Distinguished Finalist

Katelyn Lisznyai

Columbia, South Carolina

Katelyn Lisznyai, 17, of Columbia, S.C., a senior at Spring Valley High School, started the project “#StudentsHelpingStudents: No Girl Left Behind,” which collected and assembled more than 1,100 “period packs” for girls at five schools in her district. Along with raising awareness through flyers, social media and a video for her school’s morning announcements, Katelyn also partnered with a local charity to provide menstrual health supplies in the future.