Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Distinguished Young Woman of Pickens County for 2017 is Ashleigh McCool, from Gordo.

Ashleigh’s achievements include: Student of the Year (2013-2016) • National Honors Society Vice President (2015-2016) • Class President (2012-2016) • SGA Reporter (2014-2015) • Nationally ranked scholars bowl member (2014, 2016) • SGA Vice President (2015-2016) • 2nd Place State Art Fair (2014) • Selected for 2016 Alabama Governor's School • 2nd Place State Farm City Essay Contest (2014, 2015) • Alabama's Governor School Graduate

In addition, Ashleigh’s activities include: Student Government Association • Student Academic Association • Dixie Rhythms Clogging group • Varsity Scholars Bowl Team • Pickens Academy Concert Band
annually participate in local church cemetery clean-up • clog multiple times a year at local nursing homes • volunteer at local city festivals • visit and take food to local widows and senior citizens • help teach free clogging workshops to less fortunate children

National Sponsors