The Distinguished Young Woman of Distinguished Young Woman of Montgomery County for 2017 is Sydney Bassett, from Montgomery.
Sydney’s achievements include: Anna Baggett Christian Principles Award • People to People • AP Scholar, National Society of High School Scholars • Sewanee Award for Excellence in Writing • USAG lvl 9 Junior Olympic Championship 4th Vault, 2nd Beam/All Around • USAG Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships Team Member • Prattville YMCA Character,Achievement &Spirit of Gymnastics(2X) Awards • National Honor Society, National Latin Honors Society, Mu Alpha Theta • Guys & Dolls Show Choir Character Award • Highest GPA: Latin I-III, Honors Pre-Cal, AP Euro, AP Chem., Gov/Econ
In addition, Sydney’s activities include: Church Youth Group Band • Level 10 Gymnastics • Horseback Riding • Singing (show choir) • Ultimate Frisbee • Babysitting • Lake Life • Art • Family Outdoor Adventures • Crocheting
Vacation Bible School: Art, Music, & Missions Teacher (5yrs) I love those kids! • Church Nursery: Volunteer Worker (5yrs) • Donated Hair to Locks of Love (3 times) • Prattville YMCA Devotional Leader • City Wide Clean Up (4yrs) and Volunteer with Salvation Army