The Distinguished Young Woman of Allen County for 2020 is Ella Burch, from Scottsville.
Ella’s achievements include: Sec. of State Essay Winner - junior year • Regional Tennis Quarterfinalist - singles - 2 yrs. • Governor's Scholars Program 2019 • Academic Award - Algebra 2 Pre-AP • Academic Award - English 9, 10 Pre-AP, 11 AP • Academic Award - Biology, Environmental • Passed AP tests - Environmental, Lit, Comp. Sci, US, Bio • Junior/Senior Class President • VFW Essay Contest Winner - Grades 9 and 11 • Student Body President (Student Council)
In addition, Ella’s activities include: Varsity Tennis • 1st Chair Cello Chamber Orchestra • Student Council • Co-Ed-Y • Dugas Community Park Employee • Scottsville Baptist Church Youth Pastor Search Commitee • Yearbook Editor • American Private Enterprise Junior Leader • Childcare Service Provider • Young Democrats of Allen County
Feeding the Faith - local soup kitchen • Allen County Historical Society - tour guide for annual fundraiser • Heart of Scottsville - assisted in preparation and setup for downtown events • Democratic Women's Club - assisted with annual newsletters and annual auction • ACS Arts Council - assisted with membership mailings and with arts events