Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Sevier County for 2018 is Leah Humble, from Sevierville.

Leah’s achievements include: 4.0 GPA • President's Academic Award • Two-time Sevier County Science Fair 1st Place • Academic Decathalon 4th place state math, chemistry, economics • TN Senior Beta Club Oratory Winner • 9th class awards: Honors English I, AP Human Geography, Wellness • 10th class awards: Honors English II, AP Government and Politics • Volunteer Girls State Alternate, • All A Honor Roll • Enrolled in Honors, AP and College Courses

In addition, Leah’s activities include: Current TN Senior Beta Club Vice-President • FCA President 2016-2018 • National Senior Beta Ambassador 2016 • Class President 9th, 10th, and 11th grade • Student Government Executive Committee Member • Teenboard Member • Mock Trial • Buddy Walk benefitting the Down Syndrome Awareness Group • Service day at the Knoxville Zoo • Peer Tutoring
Soles4Souls: week long internship at headquarters, and shoe collections over 5k • National Reading Day Celebrity Reader • Special Olympics Volunteer • Children's Miracle Network Hospitals fundraisers • Performer at "Spirit of America" benefit show

The Distinguished Young Woman of Smoky Mountains for 2018 is Virginia Eskew, from Morristown.

Virginia’s achievements include: AP Scholar Award • Honors and Distinction • Physical Education Presidential Award • Carson Newman Geometry Test Award • 3rd Multiple Choice DECA Competiton • Nominee for People To People Ambassador Programs • 4th overall DECA Competition • Nominee for National Academy of Future Physicians Award of Excellence • 2nd overall Scrapbook Beta State Convention • Usher at graduation/ Top 15 in class

In addition, Virginia’s activities include: EWSD Senior Travel Company Member • Sub Debs Social Club President • Student Council Treasurer • Spanish Club member • National Honors Society Member • Mu Alpha Theta member • Key Club volunteer • GSMDT volunteer dancer • Deca Club competitor • Beta Club representative
Great Smoky Mountain Dance Theater • First Baptist Church • Central Services • Access Life • Girls Inc.

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