Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Nelson County for 2018 is Ariel Becker, from Coxs Creek.

Ariel’s achievements include: Governor's Scholars Program • Coca Cola Scholars Foundation Semi-Finalist • Hugh O' Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Delegate • Excellence in Spanish Award • Bethlehem High School's 110% Award • First Place Optimist International District Oratorical Contest • Gold Star Service Award • Kentucky High School Athletic Association Academic All-State • Gilda’s Club Write Stuff Teen Writing and Visual Arts Contest Winner • Commonwealth of Kentucky Ambassador

In addition, Ariel’s activities include: National Honor Society Service Coordinator • Spanish National Honor Society President • Student Government Class President • Ambassadors of Life Society Secretary • Interact Service Club • Varsity Tennis Team • Warriors of the Word Youth Group • Bardstown Chamber of Commerce Young Leaders Institute • National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Biology Club • Robotics Team
Louisville English as a Second Language (ESL) Refugee School English Mentor • Home of the Innocents Individual Fundraiser Coordinator • St. Francis Xavier Vacation Bible School Religious Education Teacher • Hand and Hand Ministries Appalachian Mission Trip Construction Worker • "Prayers for Madeline" and "Caring for Cody" Service Project

National Sponsors