Who’ll become the Kid of the Year? The answer will be revealed December 4 on an hour-long TV special on Nickelodeon. Read about Jack Dalton, one of the top 20 finalists, below.
Jack Dalton, 10, teaches kids about orangutans. He is a youth ambassador for the Orangutan Alliance. He travels to zoos, museums, and schools around the country. He also sells bags to benefit the animals. He hopes to inspire other people to care about the endangered apes. “I really want to protect animals,” Jack says. “That’s why I work for this cause. We need everyone to contribute to it.”