Junior Miss contestants come from all walks of life, but they have one common characteristic: the desire to succeed. Each young woman receives valuable life experience through our program - relationship skills, self-confidence, and a sense of achievement. It is our goal to ensure that everyone who participates in our program has an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Below is a list of contestants for our forthcoming 2015 Distinguished Young Women of Troy. Want to participate? Apply now!



Leah Bafus



Parents: Rob & Renae Bafus
College Preference: WSU, U of W, U of I, LCSC, BSU
Career Goals: Physical Therapy, Wildlife Biology
Talent: Dancing Through the Ages (Medley of Songs From the Decades, by Self Choreographed )


Whitney Fredrickson



Parents: James & Wendy Fredrickson
College Preference: WSU, University of Oregon
Career Goals: Physical Therapy with an Undergrad in Massage
Talent: Vocal Presentation with guitar (House of The Rising Sun , by The Animals )


Brittany Hosley



Parents: Clay & Carrie Hosley
College Preference: University of Idaho, LCSC, Washington State
Career Goals: Criminology, I want to work for the FBI
Talent: Juggling


Sarah Maurer



Parents: Daniel & Leslie Maurer
College Preference: Washington State University
Career Goals: Biochemisty
Talent: Saxophone Solo ("Summertime" from Broadway's Porgy and Bess, by Gershwin)


Abigail Raasch

Distinguished Young Woman of Troy

Parents: Kris & Emily Raasch
College Preference: Liberty University, University of Nebraska
Career Goals: FBI Agent, Professional Ballerina
Talent: Ballet (Don Quixote Kitri Variation Act1, by Leon Minkus)