In addition to being an Olympic swimmer (she won the gold medal in the 100 meter breaststroke and the silver medal in the 4 x 100 meter medley relay at the 2020 Summer Olympics), Lydia is unassuming and has extended herself to the Seward Community in various capacities. She makes an effort to encourage other youth to reach for their goals, pointing out that they are accessible through dedication and practice.
- Home Town Seward
- School District Kenai Peninsula Borough
- Award Category Role Model