Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Montgomery for 2021 is Ella Kirkland, from Montgomery.

Ella’s achievements include: AP Scholar with Distinction • National Honor Society • Science Honor Society • Spanish Honor Society • Art Honor Society • JFCA Holocaust Essay Competition Winner • National Spanish Convention Level III Sight-Reading Winner • National Spanish Exam Gold Medalist •

In addition, Ella’s activities include: Interact Service Club (Vice President) • Spanish Club • Yoga Club • LAMP Invitational Model United Nations • National Honor Society Peer Tutor • Landmark Youth Ministry • Landmark Youth Worship Team • Hope Heals Camp Volunteer • Assistant Coach at LEAP Gymnastics • Company Member at Dance Generation
Served at week-long Hope Heals Camp for families affected by disability-60 hrs • Painted homes for Lincoln Village inner-city ministry in Huntsville, AL-35 hours • Maintained community garden at Friends of Refugees in Clarkston, GA-25 hrs • Taught after-school art classes at Bear Exploration Center-10 hrs • Painted classrooms at Halcyon Elementary School-5 hrs

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