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 • National Honor Society • Local Representative - Prudential Spirit of Community Awards • Miss Syhiscan (2018) • Sylacauga Student of the Month - Three Time Recipient • Junior Representative for Superintendent's Student Advisory Council
In addition, Elizabeth’s activities include: Teacher/Choreographer for Southern Dance and Performing Arts - 3 years • President - Sylacauga Future Business Leaders of America • Founder/President of Sister for Sister Mentoring • On Air Personality - Aggie News Network and Sylacauga Christmas Parade • Vice President - Sylacauga Student Government Association • Yearbook Editor/Video Producer and Editor - Sylacauga Journalism • Producer of the Get Healthy Talladega County Video Series Curriculum • Community Service Chairman - Sylacauga Freelancers • Dance Captain, Lead Soprano, and Choreographer for SHS Show Choir • Google Trainer - Sylacauga City Schools Foundation
Over 800 volunteer hours dedicated to teaching youth dance and fitness. • Volunteered with over twenty community organizations. • Created personal platform "Mentoring Matters." • Helped fundraise over $6,500 for the March of Dimes Foundation in the past year. • Hosted multiple fundraisers for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.