Alyson Schaefer: The Teacher-Turned-Changemaker


Alyson Schaefer has big plans this year for her business, Mental Fitness 4 Teens, including launching an affiliate program to expand her programming to kids in younger grades as well as adults and booking more speaking engagements. “One of my mantras for life is to make a difference in people’s lives,” she says.

Michelle McGrath: The Youth Advocate


As project coordinator for the Waunakee Community Cares Coalition, an organization dedicated to the prevention of substance misuse and encouraging positive mental health for teens, Michelle McGrath is working to expand the organization’s influence and reach.