2017 Awards

Distinguished Young Woman of America – $30,000
Skye Bork (District of Columbia)

First Runner-Up – $15,000
Catherine Liang (California)

Second Runner-Up – $10,000

Helen Huang (Massachusetts)

Remaining Overall Finalists – $2,500

Brianna Peet (Florida)

Caitlin Parkinson (Utah)

Quinn Busch (Oregon)

Amy Wang (Kentucky)

Neha Arora (Mississippi)

Joy Mitchell Grodnick Spirit Award – $2,000
Jaymie Bianca (Connecticut)

Category Awards

Interview – $1,000 each
Catherine Liang (California)
Skye Bork (District of Columbia)
Amy Wang (Kentucky)
Helen Huang (Massachusetts)

Scholastic – $1,000 each
Amy Wang (Kentucky)
Skye Bork (District of Columbia)
Helen Huang (Massachusetts)
Lani Matsumiya (Hawaii)

Fitness – $1,000 each
Caleb Dowden (Louisiana)
Quinn Busch (Oregon)
Catherine Liang (California)
Skye Bork (District of Columbia)

Self-Expression – $1,000 each
Catherine Liang (California)
Neha Arora (Mississippi)
Skye Bork (District of Columbia)
Quinn Busch (Oregon)

Talent – $1,000 each
Catherine Liang (California)
Skye Bork (District of Columbia)
Quinn Busch (Oregon)
Susannah Cowley (Arizona)

 

Satellite Awards

Press-Register/AL.com Distinguished Diaries Award  – $1,000
Samina Abdullah (Iowa)

Bel Air Mall Community Service Award  – $1,500
Taelor Nielsen (Wyoming)

Wintzell’s Oyster House My Town Award in memory of Betty Copeland  – $2,000
Olivia Pelton (Georgia)

Be Your Best Self Award in honor of Reggie Copeland –$1,000 each
Susannah Cowley (Arizona)

Abigail Kunz (Idaho)

Amy Osmond Cook Has Been Award sponsored by Saad Development Corporation   – $2,000
Ashlyn Stahly (Colorado 2016)

JD and Roxann Dyess Distinguished Blogger Award  – $1,000
Cheyenne Matthews (Alaska 2016)

Jeff Adams Distinguished Outreach Award  – $1,000
Rebecca Smith-Kingston (York County, Pennsylvania)

National Sponsors