The Distinguished Young Woman of Chattanooga for 2019 is Augusta Westhoff, from Chattanooga.
Augusta’s achievements include: PSAT- 99th percentile / National Merit Scholar • Gold Medalist, AAGT National German Exam • NDHS 30+ Club, only sophomore • National Honor Society • Mu Alpha Theta, Math Honor Society • Delta Epsilon Phi, German Honor Society • International Thespian Society Vice President, Theatre • Named to the All-Star Cast at TTA One-Act Theatre Competition • 2 time recipient of Exceptional Youth Award, Chatt. Theatre Centre • AP Scholar with Distinction
In addition, Augusta’s activities include: Chattanooga Girls Choir, 10 yr member • NDHS Concert, Pep, & Jazz Band, 2nd Chair Trumpet & Vocal Soloist • NDHS Green & Gold Ambassador • NDHS Student Government, Fons House Prefect • School and Community Theatre • SEARCH Retreat, chosen as a Leader and Co-Director • Sailing, Flying Junior Sailor • Track & Field Discus & Shotput • Emeralds Dance Team • Travel, domestic and abroad
Founder of Mums for Moms fundraiser providing aid to local moms in need • HOPE Homeless Network, played games with homeless families, 7 years bi-annually • Solo Music Cantor, 3rd year
Caroling at nursing homes, 10 years • Saint Jude Altar Society, 6 year volunteer • Annual Grateful Gobbler Thanksgiving fundraiser event as Kazoo Choir volunteer