The Distinguished Young Woman of Delaware for 2019 is Taylor Richardson, from New Castle .
Taylor’s achievements include: U.S. Presidential Scholar Candidate • NAACP Essay Contest Winner • National Honor Society • 4th Runner up Miss Delaware Outstanding teen Pageant • Hugh O'Brian Youth state Leadership full scholarship recipient • CPR Certification • Hugh O'Brian Youth World Leadership Congress Full Scholarship • Lifeguard Certification • National Academy of Future Scientist and Technologist nominee • Rutgers Junior Dance Conservatory Full Scholarship
In addition, Taylor’s activities include: Cab Calloway Varsity Dance Team • National Honor Society • Cab Calloway Culinary Club • Rotary Interact Club Member • DFRC Hand in Hand program • Miss Delaware Scholarship Org. • Zeta Phi Beta Archonette program • Zeta Phi Beta Debutante Program • Pieces of a Dream Second company member
Volunteer Dance Instructor at varying studios and churches - 2014 - Present • Delaware Foundation Reaching Children w/ Disabilities - 2017- Present • Tutor - 2017- Present • Meal Bags service project January - March 2019 • “Same Stories Different Countries”-University of Delaware Dance - 2015 - 2016