Distinguished Young Women OF Butler County

is part of a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholastics, leadership and talent in young women. Earn scholarships for higher education, personally develop through the DYW Life Skills Workshops, and make new friends from around the state.

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Anne Elise Shealy
Distinguished Young Woman of Butler County for 2024
Local Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

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Life-Changing Experience

College scholarships are awarded at the state level and millions in college-granted scholarships are available nationally. The state representative will advance to the national program for the opportunity to compete for cash tuition scholarships. To participate, you must be in your junior of high school. Participants are evaluated in the areas of: scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression, and fitness.

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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Butler County

2024 Local Participants

These participants will take part in the up-coming local program.


2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Butler County

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Anne Elise Shealy

University Preference
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Career Goal

Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership AmbassadorAlabama Girls State Representative - City Councilwoman and County Commissioner National JROTC Leadership and Academic Bowl Competitor JROTC Academic Team Captain Army JROTC N-1-1 Distinguished Cadet Award for Scholastic ExcellenceJROTC Army National Drill Championship CompetitorJROTC Stanhope Elmore first place academic individualGeorge C. Marshall Foundation Leadership and Academic Award RecipientNational Honor Society MemberSpanish Honor Society Member

Marching, Symphonic, and Jazz Bands Assistant Drum MajorTiger Battalion JROTC Deputy CommanderJROTC Battalion StaffJROTC Academic Team and Color GuardJROTC Armed Regulation, Unarmed Regulation, Armed Exhibition, and Unarmed Exhibition Drill TeamsStudent Government Association Executive Vice PresidentSchool Theatre TroupeFirst Baptist Church Youth GroupMs. Susan's School of Dance Senior Company MemberLurleen B. Wallace Community College Dual Enrollment Student

Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce Camellia GirlLions Club Memorial Day Program Color Guard and Band VolunteerFirst Baptist Church Vacation Bible School VolunteerW.O Parmer Elementary School May Day Volunteer"Give What You Can" Food Drive

2024 Local Participants

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Alli Butts
University PreferenceTroy University
Career GoalBiomedical Sciences, Attend Uab For Medical School, Doctor Of Emergency Medicine
TalentVocal And Piano Performance
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Rebecca Coleman
University PreferenceTroy University
Career GoalData Scientist
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Anne Elise Shealy
University PreferenceUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Career GoalDermatologist
TalentPointe Ballet
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Mary-Ellen Simmons
University PreferenceBaylor University
Career GoalMajor In Biochemistry In Order To Attend Dental School
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