Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama for 2017 is Claire Kendrick, from Birmingham .

Claire’s achievements include: Valedictorian • Presidential Community Service Award Recipient • National Honor Society • True Leader Award Recipient • Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society • Student Government Committee Member of the Year • Rho Kappa Honor Society • HOBY Seminar Scholarship Recipient • Latin Honor Society • HOBY Advanced Leadership Academy Scholarship Recipient

In addition, Claire’s activities include: Jackie O Neal School of Dance Company Dancer • HOBY Leadership Seminar Ambassador and Alumni Staff Member • Student Government - Executive Council Vice President • Relay for Life - Sponsorship Chair • Oak Mountain Master (Ambassador) • Homecoming Chair • Oak Mountain Color Run Chair benefiting UAB Comprehensive CancerCenter • Dance Makers Inc. - Collective Season IV (Intern/assistant program) • PALS Club (Buddies for students with special needs) • HOBY Advanced Leadership Academy Project Manager
Oak Mountain and Inverness Elementary School Mentor • Somerby and Danberry Senior Living Volunteer • Jackie O' Neal School of Dance Teacher's Apprentice • Mitchell's Place - School for Autistic Children - Mystery Reader Volunteer • Oak Mountain Color Run Event Coordinator benefitting UAB Cancer Center

National Sponsors