Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of South Carolina for 2021 is Ella Froedge, from Pelzer.

Ella’s achievements include: Salutatorian • Miss Palmetto 2019 • All Region Team Selection (4x) • All Upstate Team Selection (3x) • State Champion Competitive Cheer 2016,2017,2018 • Amazing Shake Champion • Palmetto Fellows Recipient • Junior Leadership Anderson • Palmetto Girls State Selectee • Dean of Engineering Innovation Award Recipient

In addition, Ella’s activities include: Employed at KidzClub Afterschool • Competitive Cheer (3x State Champion) • Varsity Soccer • Varsity Track • Church Basketball • Beta, NHS, SNHS, Tri-M and other clubs involving school participation • Hospitality Volunteer Headquarters Coordinator • Youth Commission International Student Leader • 7th grade girls leader/mentor • ASL Community Involvement
Beta Club/NHS Involvement in the community through the school • Peer Program : Self created program pairing high school students with elementary • school aged children with disabilities (continued from above) • Middle School Mentor - Through Fuse Youth Ministry • Service through Engadi Ministries in Guatemala

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