Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of Petal for 2022 is Sarah High, from Petal.

Sarah’s achievements include: Front Ensemble Captain (2020-2021) • WGI Solo Competition Finalist • National Merit Semifinalist/ Commended Scholar • Winterguard International Scholastic World Finalist (2018,2019) • National Honors Society 2020-2021 • Southeast Mississippi Band Directors Association (SEMBDA) 1st chair • Shared Decision Council at Petal High School 2018-2019 • 1st Chair Petal High School Wind Ensemble • Mu Alpha Theta 2021 • Beta Club (2018-2019)

In addition, Sarah’s activities include: Petal High School Marching Band • Petal HIgh School Wind Ensemble • Petal Indoor Percussion Theater • Petal Jazz Band
Medical and well-drilling mission trips to Peru with Dixie Baptist Church • Peer Tutoring and Document Based Question Grading at Petal High School • Peer Educators Teaching and Learning (PETAL) at Petal High School • Organized a fundraiser to purchase wheelchair accessible swings for Petal • Cat In The Hat for Read Across America Day at Petal Primary School

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