Veronika Scavacini is an active eighth grader that enjoys softball, basketball and soccer. She is on the yearbook staff at Depoali Middle School. When she was in first grade she learned that the rainforest in Brazil was dying. She went home to her mother and told her that she wanted to start a company to save the Amazon. Years later Veronika has focused her passion on the water crisis in Africa. In August of 2012 she personally delivered 1100 LifeStraws to children in Kenya. Her mission continues as she would like to deliver 4000 LifeStraws to Kenya in 2013. Veronika is a world changing enthusiastic girl that hopes to make a lasting difference in the world by inspiring thousands.