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Distinguished Finalist

Emilie Ma

Chandler, Arizona

Emilie Ma, 16, of Chandler, Arizona, a junior at Hamilton High School, is an active volunteer, contributing her time to the Native Health Center, working with families struggling with poverty, and serving as a research assistant at Arizona State University; she also started “Modern Health Organization,” a club at her school that focuses on mental and physical health. Her club has completed numerous volunteer projects, including visiting patients with Alzheimer's and assembling feminine hygiene care packages.