Distinguished Young Women is set to celebrate the 61st National Finals competition at 7 p.m. June 28, 29 and 30 at the Mobile Civic Center Theater. The Distinguished Young Women Class of 2018 will compete in the categories of scholastics (25%), interview (25%), talent (20%), fitness (15%), and self-expression (15%).
Tickets are on sale to the general public and can be purchased through Valerie Mothershed at the Distinguished Young Women National Headquarters by phone 251-438-3621 or by email at Valerie@DistinguishedYW.org. Ticket prices include: First Preliminary (Thursday, June 28), $22/person; Second Preliminary (Friday, June 29), $22/person; Finals Night (Saturday, June 30), $44/person; three-night set, $88/person.
“This year’s National Finals Preliminaries and Finals Show are not to be missed,” said Kendra Haskins, Executive Director of Distinguished Young Women. “From the caliber of talent, to the level of production, this year’s shows will be top-notch entertainment in addition to the incredible scholarship opportunities they offer for the 50 participants.”
In addition, Distinguished Young Women will host an exciting Community Night at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the Mobile Civic Center Theater. Attendees will get a sneak peek at the Distinguished Young Women Class of 2018 as they perform selections from the 61st National Finals Program. Community Night admission is $5 and is open to the public. Tickets may be purchased at the door.
The Arrival Ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, June 18, in the Mobile Civic Center Grand Lobby. During their 12 days in Mobile, participants will take part in numerous community activities and events, in addition to rehearsals for national finals performances.
For more information about Distinguished Young Women, contact Jessica Sawyer, National Headquarters Marketing and Communications Director, at 251-438-3621 or Jessica@DistinguishedYW.org or visit www.DistinguishedYW.org.