The Distinguished Young Woman of Tennessee for 2018 is Leah Humble, from Sevierville.
Leah’s achievements include: 4.0/4.0 GPA (All A Honor Roll) • President's Academic Award (Requirements: > 30 ACT score, 4.0 GPA) • Two-time Sevier County Science Fair 1st Place • TN Academic Decathlon Finalist: Math, Science, Economics • TN Senior Beta Club Oratory Winner • Highest Grade Awards: Honors English I, II, & 3; AP Human Geography • Highest Grade Awards: AP Government & Politics, AP Chemistry • TN Mathematics and Teachers Association Competition - Finalist • Valedictorian (Class Rank: 1) • Inducted into the National Honor Society
In addition, Leah’s activities include: TN Senior Beta Club Vice-President • Fellowship of Christian Athletes President 2016-2018 • National Senior Beta Club Ambassador • Class President • Student Government Executive Committee Member • Teenboard Female Service Club Member • Dance team captain • Smokies Strong Wildfire Benefit Concert Coordinator • Internship at Soles4Souls World Headquarters - Nashville, TN • Beta Leadership Conference in Washington DC
Soles4Souls: Week-long Internship at World HQ, collected over 8k pairs of shoes • Volunteering with special needs children at church and with Special Olympics
• Peer Tutoring
• Volunteer at Children’s Hospital Fantasy of Trees benefitting CMNH
• Leading crafts & entertainment at Sevier County Nursing Home