The Distinguished Young Woman of Wisconsin for 2021 is Veronica Goveas, from Menomonee Falls.
Veronica’s achievements include: National Merit Scholarship Winner and Merit Scholar Designee • WI HOSA Outstanding State Leader • UW-Madison CALS Undergraduate Honors in Research Program • Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship Recipient • AP Scholar with Distinction • National Honor Society • Spanish National Honor Society (Vice President - Menomonee Falls) • Service Merit Award - Platinum Level • Honor Roll with Distinction • President's Education Award
In addition, Veronica’s activities include: HOSA - Future Health Professionals - Wisconsin State Secretary • SUPREMES Biomedical Research Program (MCW, Marquette) - Student • Lincoln Lab (MCW) - Pediatric Cardiology Research Student • MFHS Forensics - Chapter Founder, Team Captain • Bharatanatyam (Indian Classical Dance) - Student • Menomonee Falls Band - First Chair Trumpet, Band Revue Co-Director • FBLA-PBL - Menomonee Falls Chapter Member • Family Medicine, OB/GYN, and Neonatology Clinical Observer • MFHS Link Crew Leader • Falls-Sussex Youth Leadership Program Participant
Community Outreach Health Clinic - Froedtert - Pharmacy Assistant & Receptionist • Healthcare Academy: Elementary School Vision Screenings, Blood Drives, etc. • HOSA Regional, State, and International Level Courtesy Corps Volunteer • Good Shepherd Catholic Church Blood Pressure Program Volunteer • MFHS HOSA CPR Trainer