The Distinguished Young Woman of West Point for 2021 is Elinor Lemler, from West Point.
Elinor’s achievements include: Team Captain: Varsity Cheer, Indoor Track & Outdoor Track & Field • Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award, Varsity Indoor Track, Winter 2020 • Top Performing Student in American Sign Language II, 2019-2020 • Coach’s Award, Varsity Cheerleading, Fall 2019 • New York State Attorney General’s “Triple C Award” - 2017 • Pole Vault Champion: Section, Division, County, Indoor Track, 2020 • Pole Vault Champion: Section, Outdoor Track, 2019 • Principal’s Showcase for English, selected from 504 students, 2019. • Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Conference - selected & attended, 2019 • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference, selected, attended, 2019
In addition, Elinor’s activities include: Safe School Ambassador Program • Student to Student Club - President • Varsity Athlete with 9 Varsity Letters • Principal's Student Advisory Committee • Red Cross Club Member & Volunteer • National Honor Society • Lifeguard - West Point, NY • Cross Fit Competitor & NY State Champion (2019 & 2018) • Empire Girls State, Delegate, American Legion Auxiliary • Thayer Hotel at West Point, Front Desk & Event Intern
Fisher House Veteran's "Home Away From Home" - Lead & Organize Quarterly Project • West Point Vacation Bible School - Volunteer Leader for Elementary School Groups • Sunday Night Service - weekly volunteer at Cadet Chapel to serve Cadets. • Red Cross Volunteer - Awarded & recognized by West Point for Community Service • All Clubs that I am in or leader in, are focused on community service.