Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Jefferson County for 2019 is Emmy Beason, from Leeds.

Emmy’s achievements include: Female Student of the Year: 9-11 • National Honor Society: Treasurer • A Honor Roll: 9-11 • HOBY Ambassador: LHS representative • Quill and Scroll Honor Society- Editor • Thespian Honor Society: President • Leeds Chamber of Commerce Diplomat • Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society • Highest Academic Average: AP US Histoy • Highest Academic Average: AP Language and Composition

In addition, Emmy’s activities include: Math Team • SGA: Vice President • Student Ambassadors: President • Oak and Ivy Theatre: President • Varsity Tennis • Writing Center: Tutor • Digital Media Team • Church of the Highlands: Small Group Leader • HOSA: President • Varsity Softball
Precious in His Sight: created a program to collect glasses & advocate eyecare • Sight Savers America: volunteer at Pelham location every Wednesday • United Cerebral Palsy: GIG volunteer at Hand in Hand Child Development Center • Miss America Serves Day: worked with Rural AL Ministries & Habitat for Humanity • Barbara James HOSA Service Award: earned 100+ hours of local service this year

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