Distinguished Young Women of Walker County is an official local preliminary of Distinguished Young Women, a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women. In addition to earning scholarships for college, those who participate in the Distinguished Young Women program develop friendships, self-confidence and other life skills that pave the way for future success. The Distinguished Young Women experience is open to every eligible young woman and there is no cost to participate.
Orientation for young ladies wanting to participate in the pageant is Wednesday, February 27 at 4:00 pm. Orientation will be held at the CHS building in downtown Jasper. Applications are now being accepted. The pageant will be held on April 30, 2013. For more information about the program, visit http://www.distinguishedyw.org.
By: Raegan Harris