2017–2018
HLF Young Ambassadors

Lily Buerck

  • School: Avon Elementary School
  • Grade: 8th
  • Who Inspires Me: My Grandparents

Madalyn Burhart

  • School: St. John the Baptist
  • Grade: 9th
  • Who Inspires Me: My parents

Anya Fairweather

  • School: Union Catholic High School
  • Grade: 11th
  • Who Inspires Me: My parents

Maryam Fokur

  • School: Loomis Chaffee School
  • Grade: 12th
  • Who Inspires Me: Shabana Basij-Rasikh, GraniIlo

Manuela George

  • School: Sachem North High School
  • Grade: 12th
  • Who Inspires Me: My Sister

Hailey Hamilton

  • School: Walt Whitman High School
  • Grade: 11th
  • Who Inspires Me: My Grandfather

Julia Huth

  • School: Montclair Kimberly Academy
  • Grade: 7th
  • Who Inspires Me: Malala Yousafzai

Emily Lattman

  • School: Scarsdale High School
  • Grade: 11th
  • Who Inspires Me: My Parents

William Michels

  • School: Wayne Valley High School
  • Grade: 10th
  • Who Inspires Me: Elon Musk

Alexa Potack

  • School: Horace Greeley High School
  • Grade: 9th
  • Who Inspires Me: My parents

Sasha Schreiber

  • School: SAR High School
  • Grade: 12th
  • Who Inspires Me: Maya Angelou

Zachary Wilson

  • School: Morris Knolls High School
  • Grade: 10th
  • Who Inspires Me: My Uncle Mark

Jason Yormack

  • School: Syosset High School
  • Grade: 10th
  • Who Inspires Me: My Parents & Henrik Lundqvist

HLFYA Mentors

Julia Esposito

  • School: Hofstra University
  • Age: 19

Abigail Heffernan

  • School: Immaculate Heart Academy
  • Age: 17

Natalie Kennedy

  • School: Immaculate High School
  • Age: 16

Ryan Michels

  • School: Wayne Valley High School
  • Age: 16

Alex Wallace

  • School: Middletown High School South
  • Age: 16

Kate Wallace

  • School: Middletown High School South
  • Age: 16