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The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTKF) recently bestowed Adileen Yii, a member of the Wisconsin Rapids FACT group, with its 2017 Central Region Advocate of the Year Award (YAYA). Adileen joined FACT in 9th grade and remained a dedicated member through her senior year. Adileen will be attending UW-Madison starting in the fall of 2017.
Adileen and the other YAYA winners received scholarships to continue their tobacco prevention efforts and will serve as youth ambassadors for CTFK. In addition, the achievements of all 2017 YAYA winners were recognized at an awards ceremony attended by over 400 leaders across multiple sectors.
Adileen is the seventh FACT members to be receive the YAYA. FACT members also received the award in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2012.
Watch Adileen's YAYA video