Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of South Bronx for 2019 is Anya Martinez, from Bronx.

Anya’s achievements include: National Honor Society Member • Citation from the Public Advocate of New York • High Honor Roll for Junior year • Honor Roll for Freshman and Sophomore year • • • • • •

In addition, Anya’s activities include: S.A.F.E in Harlem Youth Coalition • Youth Advisory Council at the Climate Museum • Academic Advisory Board • Unpaid Untern for City Council Candidate • Model UN • Student Senate
Conducted a community mural project on 145th St. • Conducted a can and food drive at school. • Went to DC to gain support from US senators to aid in the drug crisis in Harlem • Conducted a "sticker shock" campaign involving 8 bodegas in Harlem

The Distinguished Young Woman of North Bronx for 2019 is Alison Parish, from Bronx.

Alison’s achievements include: Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholar and College Scholar • John Hopkins Center For Talented Youth • Student Council Secretary (10), VP (11), Pres. (12) • Magna Cum Laude National Latin Competition • Scholastic Arts and Writing Silver Key • Church Youth Ministry President (10,11,12) • Discus & Shot Put 2nd Place AAIS 2016 • Discus 2nd Place AAIS 2017 • Disney Dreamer's Academy 2019 • Kenwood Camp Color War Blue Team Captain (2016)

In addition, Alison’s activities include: Student Council • Dance Company and Ensemble • Choreography Club • Science Team • Spence Orchestra • Church Youth Ministry • Upper School Tutoring • Nursing Home Ministry • Mt. Sinai Internship Summer of 2017 • Varsity Outdoor Track and Field
Nursing Home Ministry at the United Hebrew Homes, New Rochelle, New York • Part of the Solution in the Bronx, New York • Resilient Power Puerto Rico & Houston Food Bank for Hurricane Harvey & Maria • Northwestern's Civic Education Program in Wahington DC • WE ACT For Environmental Justice in Harlem, New York

The Distinguished Young Woman of Flushing for 2019 is Chijiun Su, from Flushing.

Chijiun’s achievements include: Stanford Law Envision Scholarship • Everyday Young Hero Award • Envirothon Competition Best in Wildlife • QuestBridge College Prep Scholar • QuestBridge NYC Award • AP Scholar with Distinction • Honor Roll all years of high school • • •

In addition, Chijiun’s activities include: Dept of Environmental Justice President/Founder • Green Wall Project President/Founder • NYC Parks Sustainability Internship • Gardening Club President • Alley Pond Field Research Internship • Assemblyman William Colton Clean the Neighborhood reelection campaign • Yoga/Flexibility Classes • Key Club President • Envirothon Team Secretary • Self-Learn App Development
Key Club Volunteering Events(cat shelter, park cleaning, etc.)- 60 hrs • Assemblyman William Colton’s event to clean the neighborhood- 50 hrs • NYC Parks Cleaning Events- 30 hrs • Queens Library Youth Reading Program- 30 hrs • Red Cross Missing Maps Event- 10 hrs

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