Parkland High School 2010 graduate Samir Lakhani is running for CNN’s 2017 Hero of the Year Award for his founding and work with Eco-Soap Bank.
He is one of 10 individuals chosen.
The bank is a global initiative that recycles leftover hotel soap and distributes them to Cambodia and other villages in need of improved hygiene.
The winner will be revealed during “CNN Heroes: An All-Start Tribute,” airing live Dec. 17.
There is more information about his program available at ecosoapbank.org.