SANDPOINT – Distinguished Young Women of Sandpoint is inviting all the girls in the Class of 2023 in the Pend Oreille Lake School District to join in the fun.
A meet and greet is scheduled for December 8, 2021. The event will take place at 2:15 pm at Sandpoint High School, Room C-1.
Now is the time to register to find out more about the program and the possibility of winning a $ 3,000 scholarship (presented to the Distinguished Young Woman winner), as well as other scholarships.
Distinguished Young Women is a scholarship competition program available to girls in the first year of high school. DYW is a great opportunity to make new friendships, learn life skills (such as interviews and public speaking), have fun showcasing your accomplishments and, of course, help pay off. studies, said Aundrea Wolf, president of the local program.
Those who wish to know more, without obligation to receive additional information, are invited to participate. There is no charge to participate in the DYW program, Wolf said.
Ali Terry, the current distinguished young woman of Sandpoint, will be there, along with other participants of the 2022 class.
The deadline for registration for the 2022 program is December 31, 2021.
Founded in 1958 in Mobile, Alabama, Distinguished Young Women (originally called Junior Miss) is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls. The aim of the program is to have a positive impact on the lives of young women and inspire them to develop their individual full potential. It encourages continuing education and offers college scholarships and helps young women build their confidence to effectively interview, speak in public and perform on stage, as well as encourage and showcase excellence in performance. school success.
Each Distinguished Young Women program assesses participants in the following categories: education, maintenance, talent, fitness and self-expression.
Cash scholarships are awarded locally and millions of scholarships are available, totaling $ 820 million nationally. Local winners will move on to the state program in Pocatello, where more than $ 20,000 in cash scholarships are awarded.
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