This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the cult classic Valley Girl. The flick featured Nicolas Cage as a Hollywood bad boy who falls in love with a local beauty queen. Here we recreate some scenes from this quintessential 80s movie. The good news? Our kids have come a long, long way.
Meet 10 extraordinary teenagers who are striving for excellence—and achieving it—in areas ranging from technology to philanthropy. For each one of this year’s esteemed Top Teens, iron-clad drive and awe-inspiring passion are key components of their DNA and critical to their success.