2013 Award Recipients

Final Awards

Distinguished Young Woman of America - $30,000
Nicole Renard (Washington)

First Runner Up - $15,000
Rachel Tunney (South Carolina)

Second Runner Up - $10,000
Ciera Horton (Florida)

Finalists - $2,500
Jean Elizabeth Miles (Alabama)
Katelyn Pyfer (Colorado)
Avian Brown (Georgia)
Isha Jog (Illinois)
Alexandra Hochstetler (Indiana)
Mackenzie Ross (Mississippi)
Sydney Kirkegaard (Wisconsin)

Spirit Award sponsored by Distinguished Alumnae - $1,000
Rachel Tunney (South Carolina)

Category Awards

Scholastics - $1,000 each
Alexandra Hochstetler (Indiana)
Sabrina Gerlich (Virginia)
Ling Zeng (California)
Anna Dai (Michigan)
Anna Hiran (Texas)

Talent - $1,000 each
Nicole Renard (Washington)
Rachel Tunney (South Carolina)
Isha Jog (Illinois)
Anna Dai (Michigan)
Jean Elizabeth Miles (Alabama)

Self Expression - $1,000 each
Ciera Horton (Florida)
Chelsea Robinson (Hawaii)
Katelyn Pyfer (Colorado)
Mackenzie Ross (Mississippi)
Sydney Kirkegaard (Wisconsin)

Fitness - $1,000 each
Sydney Kirkegaard (Wisconsin)
Natalia Lopez (West Virginia)
Nicole Renard (Washington)
Sarah Gandy (Louisiana)
Rachel Tunney (South Carolina)

Interview - $1,000 each
Ciera Horton (Florida)
Avian Brown (Georgia)
Aleks Knepper (Maryland)
Alexandra Hochstetler (Indiana)
Riya Patel (Vermont)

Satellite Awards

Press-Register/AL.com Distinguished Diaries Award - $1,000
Katelyn Pyfer (Colorado)

Bel Air Mall Community Service Award - $1,500
Mackenzie Ross (Mississippi)

Wintzell's Oyster House My Town Award in memory of Betty Copeland - $2,000
Sarah Fuller (Pennsylvania)

Be Your Best Self Awards in honor of Reggie Copeland - $1,000 each
Katie Wilkinson (Arizona)
Katelyn Pyfer (Colorado)
Brianna Bracey (Utah)

Amy Osmond Cook Has Been Award sponsored by Saad Development Corp - $1,500
Kendall Earl (Washington)

Distinguished Outreach Award - $500
Molly Pinnix (Distinguished Young Woman of Baldwin County for 2013)