2020 Awards

Distinguished Young Woman of America – $30,000
Elif Ozyurekoglu, Kentucky

First Runner-Up – $20,000
Nivea Krishnan, Arizona

Second Runner-Up – $10,000
Dominique Verville, Alabama

Remaining Overall Finalists – $5,000
Stephanie Temnyk, California
Josette Huang, Hawaii
Rebekah Williams, Mississippi
Mary Humphrey, Tennessee
Tesslyn Preppernau, Washington

CATEGORY AWARDS

Interview – $1,000 each
Dominique Verville, Alabama
Nivea Krishnan, Arizona
Elif Ozyurekoglu, Kentucky
Brighid Rickman, Oregon
Riley Feng, Wisconsin

Scholastics – $1,000 each
Nivea Krishnan, Arizona
Emily Kang, Illinois
Elif Ozyurekoglu, Kentucky
Liza Cotter, New York
Mary Humphrey, Tennessee

Talent – $1,000 each
Mia Elias, Alaska
Josette Huang, Hawaii
Emma Phillips, Nevada
Faith Mae Kiser, North Carolina
Aleksandra Sklioutovskaya-Lopez, West Virginia

Fitness – $1,000 each
Dominique Verville, Alabama
Brooklyn Peters, Florida
Rebekah Williams, Mississippi
Riley Feng, Wisconsin
Aubrianne Crosby, Wyoming

Self-Expression – $1000 each
Nivea Krishnan, Arizona
Stephanie Temnyk, California
Brooklyn Peters, Florida
Elif Ozyurekoglu, Kentucky
Lauren Hanson, Montana

SATELLITE AWARDS

Amy Osmond Cook Class of 2019 Has Been Award – $2,000
Hanna Pohlmann, Nebraska 2019

JD and Roxann Dyess Distinguished Vlogger Award – $500
Rachel Brady, South Dakota 2019

Dr. Richard B. Rogers Science Scholarship – $1,600
Grace Knolinski, Indiana

The Shoppes at Bel Air Community Service Award – $1,500
Grace Knolinski, Indiana

Wintzell’s My Town Award in honor of Betty Copeland  – $1,000
Sophia Nicolosi, Louisiana

National Panhellenic Conference/NPC Foundation Award – $1,000 each
Anita Liu, California Participant
Liza Cotter, New York

Arlene Mitchell Distinguished Service Award – $1,000 each
Josette Huang, Hawaii
Maria Fields, Michigan

Tell Me A Story Award by Maureen Sullivan Collins – $2,500 each
Charlotte Domittner, Connecticut
Emma Phillips, Nevada

Be Your Best Self Award in honor of Reggie Copeland – $1,000 each
Gracie Beth Scrushy, Texas
Megan Chang, Maryland

Distinguished Outreach Award – $500
Emily Douthitt, Nelson County, KY Participant

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