Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Kentucky for 2018 is Chapel Tinius, from Bowling Green.

Chapel’s achievements include: Governor's Scholar's Program 2017 Scholar • Guardian on the Screaming Eagles Honor Flight, 2016 • Presidential Award for Service • Concertmaster, Bowling Green High School Orchestra, '16,'17,'18 • President, Kentucky Department of Veteran's Affairs Youth Council • 8th Place, National Catholic Forensics League • 2017 Performing Artist Leadership Service to Kentucky Award • 2015 Versatility Award, Kentucky United Mountain Horse Association • 2017 Kentucky State Fair Coca-Cola Talent Classic Finalist • Presented Key to the City of Bowling Green

In addition, Chapel’s activities include: Red River Fiddler, 10 years • Run 6 half marathons in 6 different states • Speech and Debate Team, 4 years • National Beta Club, 4 years • National Honor Society, 2 years • High School Orchestra, 4 years • Varsity Cheerleader, 2 years • A Capella Choir, 3 years • Kentucky Rocky Mountain Horse Association Equestrian, 6 years • Wedding/Event Musician
Recorded 2 Fiddle CDs, 100% proceeds donated to Kelly Autism Program and CMN • Musician in 24 veterans and nursing homes in 7 Kentucky cities. • Kentucky Ambassador to Operation Gratitude-organized multiple letter drives • Alzheimer\'s Walk National Anthem Vocalist for 8 years • Fundraised to send a Veteran to Washington DC to visit war memorials

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