Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Jefferson County for 2017 is Sherry Wu, from Vestavia Hills.

Sherry’s achievements include: Presidential Volunteer Service Award • National Merit Finalist, AP Scholar with Distinction • Alabama Public Forum Debate State Champion • American Invitational Math Exam Qualifier, AL State Math Top 10 • Miss Vestavia Nominee, Voted Who's Who "Most Likely to Succeed" • Class Rank: 3/483; GPA: 4.79/4.0 (Weighted), 4.0/4.0 (Unweighted) • Honor Societies: National, Spanish, Mu Alpha Theta, Rho Kappa • Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive-Full Scholarship, Advanced Level • National Federation of Music Clubs Hymn Festival- 10 Superior Ratings • Accepted into Yale College Class of 2021

In addition, Sherry’s activities include: SGA Class Officer-Treasurer(12), Director of Prom(11),Class Rep.(9,10) • VHHS Girls State Rep.- Elected Treasurer, Alternate to Girls Nation • Debate Team- Public Forum Representative (11), Captain (12) • Vestavia Hills Ambassadors- Treasurer, VP (12) • Habitat for Humanity Service Club- Treasurer (11), VP (12) • Relay for Life Team Member, Event Leadership-Accounting, Survivorship • Math Team • Alabama Dance Academy Senior Company • Youth Leadership Vestavia Hills • Piano
Habitat for Humanity (50 hrs/year) • McWane Science Center (100 hrs/year) • Math Tutor-Study Buddy Online Tutoring and math team camp (50 hrs/year) • Relay for Life (30 hrs/year) • Debate Camp- Student Teacher (15 hours)

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