Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Fayette County for 2018 is Madilyn Halwes, from Lexington.

Madilyn’s achievements include: Bausch + Lomb Honorary Science Award • 1st in State: Community Problem Solving (2016) • 12th in State Future Problem Solving Individuals (Governor's Cup 2017) • Exceptional Merit Scholarship from Oxbridge Academic Programs • Honor Roll • Solo & Ensemble Distinguished Rating for Violin Performance • Freshman Award in Biology • Certificate in Anatomy & Physiology for Academic Performance • Book Award from University of Kentucky • Bronze Award and Silver Award (Girl Scouts)

In addition, Madilyn’s activities include: Future Problem Solving: Team (Captain 2016-2018) & Individual • GSKYWRC Teen Leadership Council (Treasurer 2016-2018) • Beta Club (VP 2016-2017, President 2017-2018) • Company B (troupe for teenagers at the Lexington Children's Theatre) • National Science Honor Society • French Honorary Society (VP 2015-2016, Secretary 2017-2018) • National Honor Society • Student Council (School Climate Committee Chair) & Student Voice Team • Class Officer/Prom Committee (Sophomore VP, Junior Secretary) • Community Problem Solving
Blood Donation & Beta Club Blood Drive Organizing • Fall and Spring High Adventures (organization and facilitation) • Lexington Children's Theatre Actor, Technician, Usher, and Apprentice • CmPS: Promoting Arts Education for KY Youth (2016) & Senior Programming (2017) • Diaper Drives for Hurricane Relief (2017)

National Sponsors