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Distinguished Finalist

Amira Mansuri

Miramar, Florida

Amira Mansuri, 16, of Miramar, Florida, a junior at Everglades High School, is the vice president of “Broward County Council of Muslim Student Associations (BCC-MSA),” through which she spreads knowledge about Islam and helps organize a series of fundraising and community events, including beach cleanups, a senior citizen ball, car washes and a henna tattoo event. Amira is also lobbying her local school board to establish the Muslim celebration of Eid as an official holiday.