The Distinguished Young Woman of Union County for 2018 is Jamee French, from Morganfield.
Jamee’s achievements include: Voted UCHS Dance Team Captain for 2 years • Elected 2017-2018 Union County FFA President • Elected Senior Class President • Voted the 2016 Most Valuable Dancer • Selected as a 2017 UDA All American Dancer • (4x) All District Academic Team Award Recipient • FFA Star in Agribusiness award recipient • 2016 UCHS Dance Choreographer of the year • (4x) Green River Region FFA Impromptu Speaking: 1st place winner • 2017 Kentucky FFA Association Impromptu Speaking: 1st place winner
In addition, Jamee’s activities include: 4 year member of the UCHS Dance Team • Union County FFA President • Senior Class President • Member of the National Honors Society • Member of Beta Club • Member of Pep Club • Communications Intern at the Union County Advocate • Gifted & Talented in Drama • Waitress and cook at my family's restaurant • Dual Credit College Student
I lead an annual canned food drive to benefit children in Union County. • I volunteer as a "Junior Achievement" student development teacher for children. • I organize an annual Relay For Life team in honor of cancer victims & survivors. • I help serve food to families in need at my local Taste of Heaven event. • I volunteer with Backpack Buddies to provide school supplies to students in need