The Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama At-Large for 2017 is Katie Holcomb, from Hackleburg.
Katie’s achievements include: Class President (9,10,& 11) • FCCLA Vice President (11) • SGA Vice President (11) • BSCC- Hamilton Campus Summer Honors Scholarship Recipient (2015 & 2016) • Beta Club Recreation Leader (11) • UCA Pin-it Forward Cheerleader Award (2015) • 2016 Journal Record Varsity Softball Team • All A's Honor Roll (9,10, & 11) with a 4.0 GPA • UR-KEYS-2-DRIVE PSA Contest Winner • Times Daily 2nd Team All Area, Varsity Softball (10th)
In addition, Katie’s activities include: Student Government Association • Upward Bound • Beta Club • Marion County Baptist Association Mission Team • Teens Getting Involved for the Future • Varsity Softball, Basketball, and Volleyball • Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America • Fellowship of Christian Athletes • Hines Baptist Memorial Church Choir, WMU Member, and Skit Team • Future Business Leaders of America
MCBA Mission Team Member since 2012/ Previous trips- 2012- Hackleburg, AL - 2013- Altoona, AL - 2014- Athens, AL -2015- Boaz, AL. worked construction to rebuild churches, VBS teacher, worship leader • I have volunteered as a recreation cheer squad assistant coach and competition dance choreographer for two years. • I have filled shoe-boxes for Operation Christmas Child through my church for many years, as well as working nights at our drop-off location. • Raised $775 for St. Jude's Children Research Hospital through an online fundraiser in August of 2015 • Attended nursing home with FBLA in Hamilton, AL (Marion Regional Rehabilitation and Long-Term Care) took bingo prizes, led bingo games, served snacks, and walked room-to-room visiting residents