The Distinguished Young Woman of Dale County for 2017 is Kathryn Andrews, from Ozark.
Kathryn’s achievements include: National Honor Society • Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society • Presidential Physical Fitness Award • Presidential Award for Academic Excellence • Voted Best All Around Girl by Senior Class • Science Club President • Misses Juniorette Club Secretary • Diamond Dolls Club President • Skills USA Club Member • Health Occupation Students of America Club Member
In addition, Kathryn’s activities include: Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Modern Dance • Cheerleading/Tumbling/Stunting • Working Out at the Gym • Reading • Hunting and Fishing • Going on Adventures • Bible Studies • Water Skiing, Kneeboarding, and Tubing at Lake Eufaula • Pinterest DIY Crafts • Cooking and Baking
Vivian B. Adams School for Special Needs; participated in special projects and interacted with students at several school functions.
• "A Walk to Remember;" organized a collection drive at school to raise money to donate towards the advancement of Alzheimer's support, care, and research. • "Wear Love Week;" co-founded this annual event and organized a different community service project for my church youth group to participate in each day for a week. • "Soles 4 Souls;" collected and donated 50 pairs of gently worn and new shoes to be distributed as part of the 26 million pairs that have been donated to poverty-stricken families across 127 countries. • March of Dimes; annually collect monetary donations and participate in the walk to help give every premature baby a fighting chance.