The Distinguished Young Woman of Ohio for 2017 is McKenzie McGrath, from New Albany.
McKenzie’s achievements include: National Honor Society • Miss Dance of Ohio - Ohio Dance Masters • Majorie Sellers Scholarship Recipient - Ohio Dance Masters • 5-Phase Overall Scholarship Recipient - Ohio Dance Masters • Accepted into Trainee Program - Joffrey Ballet School • Miss World Class Talent and Miss Dance KAR ('13, '15, '16) - Columbus • First Overall Senior Solo - Dance Masters of America • National Teen Miss On Stage America - On Stage America National Final • 1st- Runner Up Arnold Quest For Talent • Senior Miss Legacy - Columbus
In addition, McKenzie’s activities include: Competitive Dance • A Capella Choir • Westerville Symphony Orchestra - Featured Pointe Soloist • New Albany Drama Department • Westerville Ballet Company - The Nutcracker • Community Culture Celebration - Featured Dancer • Rockettes Summer Intensive Invitational
Key Club: Organizing and volunteering at various student led fundraisers. • Westerville Area Resource Ministry • Second Grade Classroom Volunteer: Work on math, reading, and projects.