Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Greater Westminster for 2023 is Emilie Tedeschi, from Sykesville, Carroll County.

Emilie’s achievements include: Straight A's Honor Roll • World of Dance Champions • • • • • • • •

In addition, Emilie’s activities include: Chemistry Team • LEO Club • Academic Team • Student Government Association • Black Student Union • Carroll County Student Government Association • National Honors Society • Maryland Association of Student Councils • National Art Honors Society • Carroll County Board of Education
Student voice/student government • Dance Camp Counselor • Vacation Bible School • Providing families in need boxes of Thanksgiving dinner • Gifting children in need their holiday wish list

The Distinguished Young Woman of Carroll County for 2023 is Uchechi Mba, from Sykesville.

Uchechi’s achievements include: 2020 Norman Borlaug Scholar • 2020 Maryland Delegate at the Global Youth Institute • 2021 & 2022 Maryland Scholastic Poet Gold Key Winner • 2021 Maryland Scholastic American Voice • 2022 Youth Diplomat at the Baltimore World Trade Center • 2021 Second Team All-Carroll County Volleyball • 2021 Maryland Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Award • 2019 Baltimore FOX45 Champion of Courage Essay Contest Finalist • Straight A Honor Roll • 2020 Publication in the World Food Prize's Global Youth Proceedings

In addition, Uchechi’s activities include: United States Center for Safe Sport, Youth Advisory Council • Maryland Youth State Legislature Subcommittee, Secretary • Maryland Civic Education Coalition, Government Relations Committee • Carroll County Student Government Association, Parliamentarian • Future Business Leaders of America, Political Science Competitor • Black Student Union, Fundraising Chair • Century High School, Varsity Volleyball Team • Mock Trial, Competitor • George Washington University, Environmental Justice Intern • Carroll County SkillsUSA, Parliamentarian
Global Citizenship Campaign, Co-founder • Carroll County Public Library, Youth Volunteer • Century High School, Spanish & English Tutor

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