Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Wyoming for 2019 is Hazel Homer-Wambeam, from Laramie.

Hazel’s achievements include: 1st place at the National History Competition, 2013, College Park, MD • Lifetime (NEA) National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar, 2013 • 2nd place at the National History Competition, 2015, College Park • Six time 1st place winner at District History Day, 2013-2018 • Four time 1st place winner at WY State History Day, 2013-2018 • Taco Johns International WHD $3,000 Scholarship, 2018 • 1st place Non-fiction Film at The Laramie Film Festival, 2016 • Ovation Award for the Most Outstanding Sophomore Performer, 2017 • Two times Best in State award winner at Wyoming History Day, 2013-2015 • Best in State award at the National History Day Competition, 2017

In addition, Hazel’s activities include: Historical Researcher • Documentary Filmmaker • Business Owner • Speedskater/Coach • Dancer • Singer • Musial Theater Performer • Artist • Child Care Provider • Public Library Teen Board
Volunteer at multiple AC Public Library events, book sales, and fundraisers • Volunteer at Feeding Laramie Valley fundraiser • Helped harvest vegetables for Laramie Soup Kitchen with the homeschool community • Decorated and made food for Laramie Boy Scouts fundraiser • Volunteer as preschool teacher's helper at St. Laurence school, Laramie

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