Dubbo's Molly Croft has been named as The One to Watch at the NSW Women of the Year Awards.
The 15-year-old was up against eight other youths, including Izabelle Kelly from Dubbo.
Molly was diagnosed with osteosarcoma when she was 12-years-old. After spending 292 nights at Ronald McDonald House, Molly decided to pay it forward and launched a campaign to raise $46,000 - the cost of those 292 nights.
She smashed her fundraising goal, reaching $185,000 for charity.
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Years later, Molly has not given up the charity and volunteer work. She's involved with the Cancer Council's Tie Dye Project, coaches sporting teams and sits on the NSW Youth Advisory Council.
Dubbo MP Dugald Saunders said Molly didn't do any of her work for the awards of accolades.
"But she is an incredibly deserving recipient of this award which recognises her courage, kindness, strength and determination," he said.
Three other Dubbo residents are also in the running for awards: Lucy Taylor, Lucy Samuels and Joh Leader.
Buy From the Bush founder Grace Brennan is also a finalist.
The winners of the other categories will be announced on Wednesday.
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