The Distinguished Young Woman of Oldham County for 2019 is Claire Yates, from Goshen.
Claire’s achievements include: State All-Around winner gymnastics 2010-2018 • Spanish Academic Award • Region 5 Vault 1st Place • Region 5-3rd Place All-Around • National Society of High School Scholars • Presidential Fitness Award • Fitness Award at Miss Kentucky's Outstanding Teen • Coca Cola Classic Talent Contest--3rd Place (400+ participants) • Chick-fil-A Leader Academy •
In addition, Claire’s activities include: Level 9 Competitive Gymnast • Gymnastics Coach at All About Kids • Social Media Liaison/Writer for Girls on the Run • Coach for Girls on the Run • Fellowship of Christian Athletes • Mustang Mentor Leader • Member USAG (USA Gymnastics) • North Oldham High School Dance Team Captain • Member--Southeast Christian Church
School and community presenter of my personal platform, "Fitness for Fun" • Coach & Social Media Liaison/Writer for Girls on the Run and international org. • Entertaining residents in nursing homes and assisted living residences • Color Run, American Heart Association, Humane Society--fundraising participant • Yearly, we adopt a family in need to provide food, clothing, and gifts.