Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Shelby County for 2018 is Noelle Thompson, from Simpsonville.

Noelle’s achievements include: 2016 Bell Award Winner • Presidential volunteer service award • Regional, State, and National STAR event winner FCCLA • Shelby County Rotary speech contest winner • 2016 KY Opry talent search finalist • Certificate of Congressional Recognition for community service • Chosen for TAG in vocal and leadership • Two-time state quality of life award winner • State fitness winner Miss KY Outstanding Teen • Miss Heart of Louisville's Outstanding Teen

In addition, Noelle’s activities include: Biomedical Accelerated Academy • FCCLA • HOSA • Beta club • Break Through 4 a Buddy • Cultural Competency Club • Youth group at Emmanuel Baptist Church • Choir • Concert Band • Marching Band
Founder and CEO of Break Though 4 a Buddy Inc. 501(c)3 • Founder and President of Titan Buddies Club at Martha Layne Collins High Schools • Sunshine Sunday School class teacher at Emmanuel Baptist Church • Vacation Bible School teacher at Christ Chapel Churchill Downs • Host monthly activities with Colonial Hall and Cedar Lake Assisted Living

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