The Distinguished Young Woman of Distinguished Young Woman of Baldwin County for 2017 is Ashlynn Kate Fuqua, from Daphne .
Ashlynn Kate’s achievements include: Dual Enrollment through Faulkner University • National Honor Society • Mu Alpha Theta Math Club • Speech Class Award • All-American Mascot (3 years) • Dance Champ Mascot • Senior Feature Dancer in Five Flags Ballet Company • •
In addition, Ashlynn Kate’s activities include: Five Flags Dance Academy Competition Team • Five Flags Dance Academy Ballet Company • Debbie's School of Dance Competition Team • Varsity Soccer • Varsity Track • Varsity Cheer/Mascot • The Experience Academy of the Arts Studio • Service Club
Founder of the "Dimes for Crimes against KIDS" campaign to fight child abuse. • Volunteers of America- taught dance for the City of Mobile. • "Princess Day Camps" volunteer;Tax-free Back to School kickoff dance performer. • Mascot appearances: Buddy Walk, Senior Bowl. • Ronald McDonald House volunteer; Shoe box "goodies" to soldiers serving in Iraq.