The Miami Herald's Silver Knight award honors outstanding high school students in Miami-Dade and Broward counties for their academic excellence and extraordinary passion for community service. This year’s winners take home $2,000, 25,000 miles from American Airlines, a medallion and a Silver Knight statue.
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One young lady was diagnosed with Stage IV pediatric cancer and created a support group for teenage cancer patients. Another took a simple peanut butter and jelly sandwich and turned it into 3,000 to feed the homeless. And a young man whose little brother has autism started a school club that’s raised $70,000 to help autistic children.