Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Metro West for 2020 is Catherine Middelmann, from Franklin.

Catherine’s achievements include: National Honors Society Member • Spanish National Honors Society PR Rep • MVP Game Change Co-President • • • • • • •

In addition, Catherine’s activities include: Theatre Institute • Broad-Y Academy • FHS Musical • MVP Game Change • Girl Scouts • Voice • Sister to a Best Buddies Student (Lizzie is a huge part of my life)
Broad-Y Academy (freshman year; became internship then job) • Elisha Project (few times w/Girl Scouts)

The Distinguished Young Woman of Greater Norfolk for 2020 is Emma Nicholson, from Franklin.

Emma’s achievements include: Nomination for MA Scholastic Press Student Journalism Watchlist Staff • Gold/Silver Medal Le Grand Concours • Honor Certificate Le Grand Concours National French Exam • 3rd Place MA State Science Fair • Silver Medal National Latin Exam • Two Full Scholarships to Grub Street Creative Writing Boston • Partial Scholarship to Burklyn Ballet Theatre • Invitation to Broadway Artists Alliance Winter Workshop • •

In addition, Emma’s activities include: Franklin School for Performing Arts: Dancing, Singing, Acting • Electric Youth International Touring Ensemble • National Honor Society • Ballet Conservatory ABT Curriculum • French National Honor Society • Franklin High School Peer Leaders • Pantherbook: FHS Newspaper • GrubStreet Boston Creative Writing Classes • World of Difference Peer Trainer • Burklyn Ballet Summer Intensive
Franklin Food Pantry Food Elves Volunteer/ “Lead Elf” Position • BFCCPS Summer Camp Volunteer • Franklin Food Pantry Stamp Out Hunger Volunteer • Threads for Theater Clothing Drive Coordinator/Leader • FSPA/FPAC Backstage Volunteer

The Distinguished Young Woman of Franklin for 2020 is Michaela Olah, from Franklin.

Michaela’s achievements include: Girl Scout Gold, Silver, and Bronze Award • Varsity Mock Trial Captain • Mock Trial Rookie of the Year Award (2016-2017) • Mock Trial Best Witness Award (2017-2018) • National Honor Society Officer • Science National Honor Society • Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica • AP Scholar with Honor • Disney Performing Arts Onstage • Broadway Artist Alliance Winter Workshop

In addition, Michaela’s activities include: Girl Scouts • Varsity Mock Trial Team • Camp Counselor for Children with Special Needs • Theatre • Voice • Peer Leadership • ADL World Of Difference Leader • Peer Mentoring • Dementia Caregiver • Girl Up
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Docent • Michael Carter Lisnow Respite Center Volunteer • Confirmation Education Small Group Leader • Religious Education Teacher • Voting Polls Volunteer

National Sponsors