Distinguished Young Women OF Colbert 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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Nora Pace
Distinguished Young Woman of Colbert County for 2024
Local Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

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$TBA for Preliminaries on Date and Time TBA
$TBA for Finals on Date and Time TBA

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 Colbert County

2024 Local Participants

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


2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Colbert County

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Nora Pace
Muscle Shoals

University Preference
University of North Alabama, Samford University

Career Goal
English Teacher, Writer, Entrepreneur

Voted Alabama Governor’s School’s “Most Outstanding Female” Muscle Shoals Performing Art’s “Most Reliable”National Honor Society MemberFirst Place Duet Pantomime- District and State TrumbauerClass FavoriteDAR Good Citizen NomineeHomecoming Court Second AlternateNational Senate Youth Scholarship Program Nominee

Muscle Shoals High School Dance TeamOverall Student Council PresidentMuscle Shoals High School Student Ambassador Muscle Shoals High School Show ChoirHOSA- Future Health ProfessionalsTrainer Team- Sweet Peppers DeliFellowship of Christian TrojansLiterary SocietyScience ClubInternship at Colbert Obstetrics and Gynecology

Hospice of North Alabama VolunteerFood Bank of Alabama VolunteerOrganizing Food for Food DriveMaking Cards for Patients at Nursing HomesVolunteer at Local Elementary School

2024 Local Participants

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Nora Pace
CityMuscle Shoals
University PreferenceUniversity of North Alabama, Samford University
Career GoalEnglish Teacher, Writer, Entrepreneur
TalentLyrical/Contemporary Dance
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Macey  Welborn
University PreferenceUniversity of Alabama
Career GoalBusiness Marketing
TalentJazz Dance
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