Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Germantown for 2019 is Ayla Bolton, from Memphis.

Ayla’s achievements include: Varsity Soccer Rookie of the Year • French student of the Month • • • • • • • •

In addition, Ayla’s activities include: Germantown Varsity Soccer • SGA Vice-President • French Club

The Distinguished Young Woman of Gatlinburg for 2019 is Alyssa Champagne, from Sevierville .

Alyssa’s achievements include: National Recognition, U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander & Gov. Bill Haslam • Founder/President of • Founder/President of • Founder/President of • Graduate of Governor's School & FME School of Etiquette • Joint Resolution & Proclamation from Senate & House of Representatives • Girls State 2018 • All honors, AP, and college classes & current 4.0 GPA • Ranked 1st in class out of 160 students • Internationally Ranked DECA competitor

In addition, Alyssa’s activities include: Founder/President of • Founder/President of • Founder/President of • St. Mary Catholic Church Altar Server for 6-plus years • Great Smoky Mountains National Park Volunteer • President of DECA Club & President of Interact Club • Peer Tutoring Teacher • Class President for 3 consecutive years • Certified in CPR & AED Life-saving Training • Varsity Lacrosse & Volleyball Team Captain for 2-plus years
St. Mary Catholic Church: Altar Server, Youth Leader, and Volunteer Coordinator • Mountain Tough Youth Ambassador: Assisting wildfire survivors in Gatlinburg, TN • Certified Lacrosse Coach: trained to teach the fundamentals of women's lacrosse • Keep Sevier Beautiful: Community & National Park Roads and Rivers Clean Up • Peer Tutor: tutoring students after-school in a variety of subject areas

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

The Distinguished Young Woman of Sumner County for 2019 is Ashley Williams, from Hendersonville .

Ashley’s achievements include: DECA Award of Excellence • President's Education Award • • • • • • • •

In addition, Ashley’s activities include: Horse back riding • Dancing • Traveling • Eating food • Marketing • Listening to music • Writing • Reading • Watching television • Exercising
Mentoring small children • Volunteer work at the Volunteer Equine Advocates • Volunteering at Sumner County Food Bank • Prepare supplies for the homeless • Volunteer at local nursing homes

The Distinguished Young Woman of Shelby County for 2019 is Erica Mosby, from Memphis.

Erica’s achievements include: 2nd place winner of 2018 Poetry Society of TN Competition • 3rd place winner of Foreign Language Fair Hispanic Dance Competition • 4th place winner of Dynamic Planet Science Olympiad Regional Comp. • • • • • • •

In addition, Erica’s activities include: Science Olympiad • International Club • True Blue Memphis: Mentorship Program • Volunteer at the Life Church of Memphis: Houston Levee • Science National Honor Society • Mu Alpha Theta • Rho Kappa • National Honor Society • Beta Club • Memphis Challenge
True Blue Memphis: Mentorship Program at Germantown Elementary • Volunteer in 3yo nursery at the Life Church of Memphis: Houston Levee

The Distinguished Young Woman of Smoky Mountains for 2019 is Mallary Quaderer, from Sevier.

Mallary’s achievements include: Dance Scholarships • Judges Choice Awards • National title holder at Epic Dance Showcase • Essay winner for American Legion Auxiliary • • • • •

In addition, Mallary’s activities include: Competitive Dance • Dance Team • Mat Girls • Dance Teacher
The Nutcracker Sweet with the Smoky Mountain Dance Theater • Volunteering during the Smoky Mountain fires • Mentoring the Pigeon Forge Middle School cheer squad

The Distinguished Young Woman of Cocke County for 2019 is Jordan Harris, from Bybee .

Jordan’s achievements include: Talent show 1st place winner • Title of miss teen legacy 2017 • Scholarship finalist at NUVO Dance convention • Dancer of the year finalist 2015 • Dancer of the year finalist 2018 • Won scholarships at Epic, dancer palooza in LA, dance awards work shop • Nuvo- senior female breakout artist runner up • Ash scholarship finalist • Received $40,000 scholarship (college) to AMDA in New York City/LA •

In addition, Jordan’s activities include: Dance • Cheer • Yearbook staff • Student council
Student council- hurricane Matthew • The great smoky mountain dance theatre’s performance of “the nutcracker suite”

The Distinguished Young Woman of Sevier County for 2019 is Lindsey Hedrick, from Sevierville.

Lindsey’s achievements include: Smoky Mountain Youth Leadership Class of 2017 • Sevier Service Award 2016, 2017, 2018 • National 4-H Impromptu speaking 2nd Place • National Orchestra Festival Champion Youth Orchestra Category • Presidential Service Award 2016, 2017, 2018 • Knoxville Federation of Pianists Festival: Three Superior Ratings • Tennessee 4-H State Public Speaking Champion 2016, 2017 • Roane State Academic Festival: Biology and Piano • Tennessee State High School Bible Drill 1st runner up • AP Scholar

In addition, Lindsey’s activities include: Violin/Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra • Youth in Medicine Summer Internship UT Medical Center • Piano • Young Life • Tennessee 4-H • TeenPact • Keep Sevier Beautiful Teen Advisory Board • Alder Branch Baptist Church Pianist • Hiking • Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts
Keep Sevier Beautiful Teen Advisory Board Sevier County Food Ministries • Camp Smoky Summer Teen Counselor Carry The Torch Volunteer Ministry Center • Boys and Girls Club of America Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministries • Salvation Army American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Sevier County • Violin/ Numerous Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes East Tennessee Children's Hospital Volunteen VolunTeen - ETCH

The Distinguished Young Woman of Memphis for 2019 is Nya Johnson, from Cordova .

Nya’s achievements include: 2nd place spelling bee • Superior Solo & Ensemble • Excellent Solo & Ensemble • 1st place color guard • Honors society • Beta club inductee • • • •

In addition, Nya’s activities include: Colorguard • Beta club • True Blue • International Baccalaureate Program • National Society of High School Scholars
Mach of Dimes • Germantown Festival • Starry Nights • Book drive • True Blue at Germantown Elementary

The Distinguished Young Woman of Hamilton County for 2019 is Natalie Varga, from Chattanooga .

Natalie’s achievements include: Civics Award • AP World History Award • Honors Algebra 2 Award • High Achievement on the National Spanish Exam • Mu Alpha Theta Member- math national honors society • National Spanish Honor Society • National Honors Society Member • • •

In addition, Natalie’s activities include: Co-Captain of Track Team • Cross Country Team • Botany Club • Green and Gold Ambassador • Volunteer at a lot of Road Races • Work: fit shoes at shoe store
Volunteer at Many Road Races • Volunteer at many My former middle school field day • Helped to run Notre Dame Cross Country Camp in the summer • Volunteer at Northside Neighborhood House

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