Kate is especially active on campus as she strives to inform students of a disturbing trend.
"We hand out pink ribbons for Passionate Pink Day, and a lot of us wear our club shirts around, or there's a certain day of the week when we all decide to wear our pink shirts and get the message out that breast cancer is hitting a younger group these days," Kate said.
Although Kate is doing many things on a local level, she also realizes what she is doing on a larger scale.
"Being something bigger than yourself, realizing that you're doing something that's not for yourself -- you're doing something for others, and it makes you feel good about society and what you're bringing to it," Kate said.
Drawing the attention of a younger generation to a longtime concern, she is our Cool Kid, Kate Gasparro.