Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Ohio At-Large for 2019 is Alyssa Ranney, from Lewis Center.

Alyssa’s achievements include: National Honor Society, Olentangy High School • Miss Dance of Ohio Top 10 Finalist • Miss Dance of Ohio Most Talented Award • Ohio Dance Masters Jazz Scholarship winner • 7th runner-up, Miss KAR Dance • Numerous Dance accolades/recognitions • Ohio Dance Master, Tap Scholarship Winner • • •

In addition, Alyssa’s activities include: Dance • Choir/Voice • Orchestra • Cheerleading • Musical Theatre • Digital Design • Assistant teacher, Straub Dance Center • Member, Young Business Professionals of America • Student Ambassador Leader, Delaware Area Career Center
W.A.R.M.(Westerville Area Resource Ministry), Thanksgiving Food Drive • Alum Creek Elementary School, Carnival/Orientation Volunteer • St. Michael Church, Festival Volunteer • FIA India Festival, Volunteer & Dancer/Choreographer • Various charity performances, Dancer, Straub Dance Center

The Distinguished Young Woman of Ohio At-Large for 2019 is Bronte Johnson, from BLACKLICK.

Bronte’s achievements include: Girl Scouts Gold Awardee • Buckeye Girls State- Governess • Microsoft's Council for Digital Good Lead Council Member • Speech and Debate State Qualifier • (NCWIT) Women in Technology State Winner • National Honors Society Board Member • Chinese National Honors Society VP • • •

In addition, Bronte’s activities include: Varsity Speech and Debate • DECA Member • Varsity Track and Feild • Multicultural Club President • Varsity Women\'s Golf • GLHS Student Ambassador • Microsoft\'s Council for Digital Good Member • Girl Scout (Gold Scout)
Girl Scouts Gold Award Project: Created online app called "Heads up, Healthy!" • Frequently visiting food bank w/ dad to collect food for Franklin Community park • "Meals on Wheels" volunteer, delivering each Saturday. • Downtown Franklin Conservatory volunteer garderner-- donates food after growth. • Help register voters, pass out fliers to vote in November elections, hang signs.

The Distinguished Young Woman of Ohio At-Large for 2019 is Brooke Johnson, from blacklick.

Brooke’s achievements include: Buckeye Girls state Governor RUNNER UP • • Nationwide Childrens Presentation WINNER • • Multicultural Club board member • • Girl Scout Gold Awardee • • National Technical Honors Society •

In addition, Brooke’s activities include: Multicultural Club • National Honors Society • Link Crew • Speech and Debate • Student Ambassadors • College Credit Plus • Chinese Honors Society • Girl Scout • Nationwide Childrens Intern • Buckeye Girls State
Camp Invention Volunteer • Gold Award Project service volunteer/work • Human Trafficking Soap bar labeling

The Distinguished Young Woman of Ohio At-Large for 2019 is Cristiana Speece, from Cleveland Heights.

Cristiana’s achievements include: 3rd in Ohio in LD debate • 9th in the U.S. in World Schools debate • 2 time President of Class of 2019 • Graduate of Yale Young Global Scholars • Deans list at John Carroll University • Debate Captain • President of the Speech and Debate club • Outstanding Witness in Mock Trial • 4 time High Honor Roll at Kenston High School • 3 time best in show Art Award at Kenston High School and Regional Com

In addition, Cristiana’s activities include: Art • Debate • Classical Singing • Rock Band • Academic Challenge Trivia Competitions • Knitting • Political Action • Student Government • Founder of Non-Profit • Work
Started Non Profit that donates knit goods to inner city Cleveland homeless • Volunteered at animal shelter Rescue Village • Volunteered as Kenston's middle school debate coach • Tutoring at John Carroll University • Raised over 2,500$ for the Kenston class of 2019

The Distinguished Young Woman of Ohio At-Large for 2019 is Jayda Norris, from Cincinnati.

Jayda’s achievements include: 1st Place Leadership Project • Winning Mock Trial Team • Leadership Award • Most Outstanding Award • • • • • •

In addition, Jayda’s activities include: Law and Leadership Program • Musical Theater • Volunteering
Volunteered at a public library for over three years. • Volunteers at Girl Scouts Holiday activities.

The Distinguished Young Woman of Ohio At-Large for 2019 is Myah Rose, from Marysville .

Myah’s achievements include: National Honors Society • Member of the Award Winning Marysville Swingers Unlimited Show Choir • Scholar Athlete, Freshman and sophomore year • OCC Freshman Qualifier for Track & Field • Highest Ranking at OMEA Choir Competition • Partial Scholarship for Show Choir Camps of America • Symphonic Choir Section Leader • Show Choir Senior Leader • •

In addition, Myah’s activities include: Marysville Swingers Unlimited showchoir singer/dancer, 4 yrs. • A Capella Choir, 3 yrs. • High School Drama Club, 1 yr. • ECHS Tour Guide, 2 yrs. • MEVSD Admin Presenter on STEM, 1 yr. • Peer Collaborator, 1 yr. • Encore! Cast/Stage Crew Member, 3 yrs. • MHS Choir Member, 4 yrs. • Track & Field, 2 yrs. • Employee of 5th Street Cafe in Marysville, Ohio, 1.5 yrs.
Summer Theater Workshop: 3 yrs. Director; 1 yr. Activities /Crew: 3 yrs. Cast • Community Thanksgiving Meal,: Address Distributer, Meal Deliverer, 13 yrs. • Local 5K Runs Volunteer and Assistant to Chairpersons 4 yrs. • Youth Group Mission Trip: Painter, Server, Team Participant 2 yrs. • Children's Worship Leader, Puppet Script Writer, Skit and Song Leader, 2 yrs.

The Distinguished Young Woman of Ohio At-Large for 2019 is Nicole Lawson, from Canton.

Nicole’s achievements include: Varsity Athlete • Miss Akron-Canton's Outstanding Teen 2016 • National Honor Society • Stark State Presidents List Fall and Spring Semesters • 9 Solo and Ensamble Ratings • Honor Roll • National Spanish Honor Society • Honorable Mention National Spanish Exam • •

In addition, Nicole’s activities include: Senior Leader at RiverTree Christian Church • Student Director for Musical • Youth Cheerleading Coach • National Honor Society • Track and Field • Thespian Honor Society • Varsity J/ Varsity Sports Leadership • Peer Tutor • Worship Team at RiverTree Christian Church • Middle School Ministry at RiverTree Christian Church
I am a senior leader for student ministries at Rivertree Christian Church. • I lead worship at both my church's student ministries and our regular services. • I am a volunteer coach for youth cheerleading for girls ages 7-12. • I volunteer with a local girl scout troop at meetings, camp and service projects • I volunteer with Habitat for Humanity.

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