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 • Concert Master, Bowling Green High School Orchestra '16, '17, '18 • President of the KY Department of Veterans Affairs Youth Council • 8th Place, National Catholic Forensic League Tournament, 2016 • 2017 Performing Artist Leadership Service to Kentucky Award • 2015 Versatility Award, United Mt Horse Association World Championship • 2017 KY State Fair Coca-Cola Talent Classic Finalist • Presented Key to the city of Bowling Green for Service, 2016 • Presidential Award for Service

In addition, Chapel’s activities include: Red River Fiddler, 10 years • Run 6 half marathons in 6 different states • Bowling Green High School Speech and Debate team, 4 years • Wedding/Event Musician • A Capella Choir, Bowling Green High, 3 years • Bowling Green High School Orchestra, 4 years • Bowling Green High School Cheerleader, 2 years • National Honor Society, 2 years • National Beta Club, 4 years • Kentucky Rocky Mountain Horse Association Equestrian, 6 years
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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