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Distinguished Finalist

Kathryn Hanshaw

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Kathryn Hanshaw, 17, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, a senior at Central Dauphin High School, participated in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s “Student of the Year” fundraising competition, through which she planned and hosted 30 fundraising events in her community in seven weeks, ultimately raising more than $65,000. Kathryn won the competition, and was able to set up a grant to benefit research into acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common form of cancer in children.