The Distinguished Young Woman of Oklahoma for 2019 is Evelyn Smith, from Oklahoma City.
Evelyn’s achievements include: Oklahoma City University Petree College of Art and Science Scholarship • Oklahoma City University Academic University Scholarship • Depart. of Homeland Security Community Emergency Response Team Trainer • Okc Beautiful Teen Board Member • OKC Beautiful Environmental Service Scholarship recipient • Addressed OK House of Rep. about teen emergency preparedness needs • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Reg. 6 Youth Council Member • Engineer for a day at Obelisk Engineering • ASCEND Leadership organization, Student Leader & Speaker • Roxy's Ice Cream Social Employee of the Month - Feb. 2019
In addition, Evelyn’s activities include: Dancing • Guitar • 5K Running Club • Piano • Singing • Ukulele • Sewing • Drawing • Painting • Baking
Trained over 2000 students on FEMA's emergency preparedness curriculum. • Helped raise $33,000 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. • Performed urban beautification projects with OKC Beautiful Teen Board. • Volunteered in Native American schools and communities in Pueblo de Cochiti, NM. • Planted community gardens and led trash cleanups in homeless communities.