Carly BandtCarly Bandt is a senior at Mounds View High School in Shoreview, Minnesota. She leads a service club at her school and is the president of the HandsOn Twin Cities Youth Advisory Board, a group that promotes youth engagement with local nonprofits. In addition, she is the Minnesota NCAM ambassador for Youth Service America and a World Vision Youth Communicator. Although her diverse interests have led her to volunteer with a variety of organizations, her passion is for girl empowerment. She is a Teen Advisor for the United Nation Foundation’s Girl Up campaign, an assistant coach for Girls On the Run, and leads a Girl Power group for middle school students. Her goal is to promote self-esteem and healthy lifestyle choices in her community, while simultaneously spreading awareness of the issues girls face in developing nations. Carly aspires to study international business to combine her passions of economics and international issues. For now, she is looking forward to spreading her love of service with others!
Christopher DevineChristopher Devine is a sophomore at Dover-Sherborn High School. He is the Producer and Host of Political Update, a political news program on the DSCTV Channel in the greater-Boston area. He is a political activist, having positions on many campaigns for US Senate, Congress and state level races ranging from the volunteer coordinator, to Field Director. He is currently the media relations director for the Student Voice Project, and committed to helping others and the community around him. Christopher is a Massachusetts Ambassador for the campaign for a Presidential Youth Council and is a voice standing up for students across the country.
Dominique is a 13-year-old vocalist and member of the Soldiers’, Sailors’, Marines’, Airmen Music Corps. Dominique received the Silver Service Presidential award at her middle school graduation this year. She is the reigning Miss New York City’s Outstanding Teen 2014. Over the past year Dominique has volunteered more than 100 hours and has organized fundraising events in Staten Island, Manhattan and Brooklyn. Raising more than $2,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals she is the recipient of the 2014 CMN Miracle Maker Scholarship award. Each year she organizes the Miracle Game Night at SI Yankees. She has given speeches about volunteering and the Miss America Scholarship Program. Dominique has founded YES, IAM… Youth Empowerment thru Service, Inspiring All Millennials!Dominique recently launched the “YES” campaign to encourage more youth to pledge more time to their communities.