The Distinguished Young Woman of Missouri for 2020 is Makenna Baker, from St. Joseph.
Makenna’s achievements include: Missouri Youth Leadership Representative • United Electric Youth Tour Winner • Overall Novice Speech and Debate District Competition • Rural Missouri Essay Featured Writer x2 • Newspaper School Editor • Class Treasurer • National Honors Society Treasurer • All Academic Athlete • Four Sport Varsity Player • Top 3 of Class
In addition, Makenna’s activities include: Basketball • Track • Cross Country • Tennis • DECA • STUCO • Student Council • National Honors Society • YLC member • Tutor
I help at Youth camps, teaching kids the proper basketball techniques. • I have volunteered at a Daycare since I was eight years old, and have 600 hours. • I help put on a 5k for our school's Campus Cupboard program for families in need