The Distinguished Young Woman of Talladega County for 2019 is Elizabeth Dickson, from Sylacauga.
Elizabeth’s achievements include: Alabama Girls State Elected Governor • Future Business Leaders of America - Elected Alabama State Secretary • 2nd Place FBLA National Winner - Community Service Project (2017) • 1st Place FBLA State Winner - Community Service Project (2017) • Participant in the Duke of Edinburg Award • Top 5 Miss Sylacauga High School • Local Representative - Prudential Spirit of Community Awards • Miss Syhiscan (2018) • 2nd Runner to Girls Nation State Representative • Senior Representative for Superintendent's Student Advisory Council
In addition, Elizabeth’s activities include: Teacher/Choreograher/Dancer at Southern Dance & Performing Arts • Founder of personal platform • Internal Vice President of Sylacauga Student Council • Senior Class Vice President • Graphic Design with RadioAlabama • Photographer/Videographer for Aggie News Network • Producer of the Get Healthy Talladega County Video Series Curriculum • Public Relations Chair for FBLA, Student Council, & Aggie News Network • Dance Captain, Lead Soprano, and Choreographer for SHS Show Choir • Community Service Chairman for Sylacauga Freelancers
Over 800 volunteer hours dedicated to teaching youth in dance and fitness. • Volunteered with over twenty community organizations. • Founder of "Mentoring Matters." • Helped fundraise over $7,000 for the March of Dimes Foundation in the past year. • Hosted multiple fundraisers for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.