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Distinguished Finalist

Kylie Balish

Bridgewater, New Jersey

Kylie Balish, 12, of Bridgewater, New Jersey, a seventh-grader at Immaculate Conception School, started “Kylie’s Kids,” a nonprofit organization that holds special events including a “Kings and Queens Gala Ball,” as well as fashion and talent shows, for children with special needs. To raise money and awareness for her cause, which has benefitted more than 20 children, Kylie sells chips and candy, partners with local businesses and held a fundraising run/walk.