Current Representative

The Distinguished Young Woman of District of Columbia for 2018 is Lanaya Bankins, from Washington, D.C..

Lanaya’s achievements include: Principal's Commendation 2014-15 • • Top Honor Roll (4 years) • • Basketball - Most Valuable Player (3 years) • • • • •

In addition, Lanaya’s activities include: Basketball Team • Basketball Captain (3 years) • Car Club • Softball Team • Robotics Club
Samarian Inns - Volunteer to cook for people that suffer from drug abuse • Takoma Educational Campus (mentor + coach students - group + 1-on-1 tutoring)

National Sponsors