The Distinguished Young Woman of Louisville for 2018 is Katie Boggs, from Louisville.
Katie’s achievements include: Performed violin in Carnegie Hall 2010 • Attended the Interlochen Center for the Performing Arts Intensive • Top 20 Finalist in the Coca Cola Talent Classic • Distinguished Vocal Award at Kentucky Music Educators Association • Duke TIP Talent Search • Honor Roll • Governor's Cup Competitor for Arts and Humanities • Attended Penn State's S.T.A.T.E Summer Intensive • Performer in the NYC Composer Duo Carner and Gregor Cabaret • Performer in the Edinburgh, Scotland International Fringe Festival
In addition, Katie’s activities include: Thespian Society Member • Private Vocal Lessons • Louisville Youth Philanthropy Council Member • Pink Owl Team 18 Senior Representative • Children's choreographer at St. Margaret Mary Elem. School • Cast Member in Sophisticated Ladies at YPAS • Tap dance classes • Violin, Suzuki method
Educational Justice Activist/tutor for underprivileged kids in Louisville • Member of the Louisville Youth Philanthropy Council
• Volunteer cantor for masses at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church • Volunteer at the Lord's Kitchen Food Pantry
• Certified foster for puppies/dogs sheltered at the Kentucky Humane Society