Katelyn AveryGeraldine High SchoolDeKalb County Katelyn lives with her disabled grandmother and provides care and assistance to her younger brother, niece, and nephew. Katelyn is an entrepreneur. She saved money to purchase a gumball machine and added more machines which she now installs and maintains. She uses the funds from these machines to aid her family, go on mission trips, and support local charities. Katelyn is active in the Science Club, Christians in Action, and the 4-H Club as well as her school band. She plans to study Genetics and Journalism to pursue a career in medical writing while attending the University of Alabama at Huntsville.