The Distinguished Young Woman of Maine for 2020 is Abigail Levasseur, from Lewiston.
Abigail’s achievements include: Dartmouth College Book Award • Class of 2020 Salutatorian • Outstanding Diligence in AP Statistics • 2017 Maine State Champion • 2x Undefeated Division 2 Summit National Champion • 2018 LHS Cheer MVP • 2018 KVAC Champion • Academic Excellence in Precalculus • Academic Excellence in Algebra 2 • Academic Excellence in Earth Science
In addition, Abigail’s activities include: Lewiston High School Competition Cheerleading • Lewiston High School Basketball Cheerleading • Lewiston High School Field Hockey • Element All Stars Cheerleading • National Honor Society: Vice President • Class of 2020 Officer: Executive Board • LHS Travel Club: Germany, Austria, Hungary, Czech, Poland (Apr. 2020) • Bates College Senior Scholar Program • Dirigo Girls State: County Comissioner • Expo/Hostess at Gritty McDuff Brew and Pub
Fostering "bottle-baby" kittens for the Androscoggin Humane Society. • Volunteering for the annual Tough Gator Challenge at a local elementary school. • Tutoring in the Aspirations Lab at Lewiston High School. • Volunteering at local cheerleading competitions. • Placing hats and mittens at Kennedy Park and the soup kitchen for the homeless.