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Distinguished Finalist

Ashlyn Anderson

Provo, Utah

Ashlyn Anderson, 17, of Provo, Utah, a senior at Timpview High School, has spent hundreds of hours helping refugees around the world by soliciting donations from local businesses, making and selling baked goods, and assembling hygiene kits to send to refugees in Lebanon and Jordan. Ashlyn also educates others in her community about the international refugee crisis, and arranged for a refugee and author to share his story at a lunch event.