Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of West Virginia for 2023 is Kaitlyn Hatfield, from Martinsburg.

Kaitlyn’s achievements include: Berkeley County Schools Diversity Council Award • WJLA TV Future Leader's Award • 1st Place Winner Berkeley County Schools Social Studies Fair • National Honor Society Inductee • Tri-M Inductee • 2022 Star Fish Award Winner Children's Home Society of West Virginia • •

In addition, Kaitlyn’s activities include: Tri-M • YLA -Youth Leadership Association • Independent Bible Church • Hedgesville High School Diversity and Inclusion Team • Berkeley County Schools Diversity and Inclusion Team • Hedgesville High School Eagle Chapter of National Honors Society • Hedgesville High School Student Government Association • Dance Lessons • Violin Lessons • Making and Selling Jewelry to fund a scholarship
Junior Volunteer with Children's Home Society We Can Program • Creator of The Future is Yours West Virginia Child Scholarship • Awarded $3000 in scholarships to 4 former foster care WV high school graduates • Read books about foster care to foster care children and elementary students • Collect and distribute hygiene and gift items for foster children

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