Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of York County for 2019 is Rachel Ritchey, from York.

Rachel’s achievements include: National Honor Society, Distinguished Honor Roll, #3 in Class • American Legion Award • National Society of High School Scholars • Superintendent's Summa Cum Laude Awards • PMEA District VII Chorus • Leads in WYHS plays and musicals • National Student Candidate for NATs National Conference 2017, 2018 • NATs Allegheny Mountain Upper HS Music Theater Semifinalist 2016,2017 • NATs Eastern Region Upper HS Music Theater Semifinalist 2016, 2017 • 3rd place NATs Eastern Region Upper HS Women's Musical Theater 2018

In addition, Rachel’s activities include: Student Council • WYHS Concert Choir and Legacy Select Vocal Ensemble • Choir Vice-President • York County Senior Honors Choir and Concorde Vocal Ensemble • Community Theatre • Classical and Broadway Vocal Training • Youth Group, Spending Time with Friends and Family • Fusion Youth Group Worship Band Vocalist • Plays and Musicals, Diabetes Awareness • Volunteering, Traveling, Nature, Working with Children
Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Bell Ringing, Outdoor Spring-Clean Up Volunteer • Nursing Home and Church Vocal Performances, Voice Recitals • Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child, York Rescue Mission, NHS Volunteer • Dutch Apple Theatre Summer Camp Counselor, WY Middle School Play • WYHS Peer Tutor, Nights of Worship Vocalist

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