Distinguished Young Women OF Montgomery 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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Erin Mitchell
Distinguished Young Woman of Montgomery County for 2024
Local Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

Program Dates August 26-28
Where:
Taylor Road Baptist Church

Tickets:
$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 Montgomery County

2024 Local Participants


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

Participants

2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Montgomery County

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Erin Mitchell
From
Montgomery

University Preference
Auburn University

Career Goal
Speech Pathologist

Achievements:
National Honor Society Henry Meader Award for GPAHead of School List French Honor SocietyAll State ChoirACIS Travel Scholarship AwardHomecoming QueenLeadership Award for CheerleadingAll American CheerleaderPin It Forward Award at Cheer Camp

Activites:
Cheerleader (7-12), Captain 12Trinity Ambassador (10-12)Trinity Showchoir (9-12)SGA (9-11), Senior Class Vice President (12)School Play (10-12)Interact Club (10-12)French Club (10-12)First Baptist Church Youth Group (7-12)Middle School Bible Study Leader School and Youth Group Piano Player

Additional:
First Baptist Church Student Tutor & VBS VolunteerCommon Ground Montgomery Dance VolunteerMaxwell Air Force Base Special Events VolunteerJoy to Life Walk National Anthem Singer, Volunteer, and ParticipantVaughn Road Elementary School Service Project

2024 Local Participants

Hale  Akbas
CityPike Road
University Preference
Career Goal
Janese Cosby
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceSpelman College
Career GoalGain Practical Experience Through Internships And Part Time Jobs Achieve A Leadership Position In My Chosen Field Build A Strong Professional Network And Establish Meaningful Connections In My Industry Maintain A Healthy Work Life Balance And Prioritize Personal Well Being Foster A Collaborative And Inclusive Work Environment That Promotes Creativity, Innovation, And Teamwork
TalentDance
Ava Donaldson
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceUniversity of North Carolina at Charlotte
Career GoalJournalist
Mia Dunlap
CityPike Road
University Preference
Career Goal
Jordynn Eubanks
CityMontgomery
University Preference
Career Goal
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Triniti Fuller
CityMontgomery
University Preference
Career Goal
Micaiah Gourdine
CityMontgomery
University Preference
Career Goal
Maya Hall
CityMontgomery
University Preference
Career Goal
Chloe Harrison
CityPike Road
University Preference
Career Goal
Dillan Johnson
CityMontgomery
University Preference
Career Goal
Cameron  Johnson
CityMontgomery
University Preference
Career Goal
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Hannah Lee
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceU.S. Air Force Academy/ U.S. Naval Academy/ Emory University
Career GoalSurgeon
TalentViolin Performance
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Arianna Lega
CityPike Road
University PreferenceAuburn University
Career GoalAviation Professional Flight
TalentPiano & Vocal
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Sophia Link
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceThe University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)
Career GoalAttorney
TalentDance
Joan Mathew
CityMontgomery
University Preference
Career Goal
Mary McCulloch
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceAuburn
Career GoalApparel Design
TalentDance
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Erin Mitchell
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceAuburn University
Career GoalSpeech Pathologist
TalentContemporary Dance
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Kenzie Moore
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceSpelman College
Career GoalSoftware Engineer
TalentMonologue
Qadira Muhammad
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceTuskegee University
Career GoalMy Educational Goals And Career Plans Center Around Earning A Degree In Computer Engineering At Tuskegee University. I Plan To Work Hard And Dedicate My Time Towards My Academic Excellence So I Can Graduate At The Top Of My Class. While Obtaining My Degree I Plan To Intern In My Field, So That I Can Gain Hands On Work Experience. In Addition To Getting Necessary Work Experience, I Would Also Like To Use This Time As An Opportunity To Network And Connect With Professionals In The Engineering Industry. Interning Will Not Only Allow Me To Apply Classroom Knowledge In My Chosen Field, But Will Also Help Me To Break Into The Engineering Industry. I Am Throughly Dedicated To Developing My Technical And Soft Skills With The Aim Of Contribution Meaningfully To The Field When I Graduate.
Kennedi Powell-Bowie
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceHoward University
Career GoalNeonatal Nurse
Hannah Probst
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceAuburn University
Career GoalActor, Author, Veterinarian
TalentClassical Guitar
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JaDaija Smith
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceUniversity of Alabama
Career GoalLawyer
Robbie  Thornton
CityMontgomery
University Preference
Career Goal
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Addison Walker
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceTroy or Auburn
Career GoalTeacher
TalentDramatic Monologue
Zariah Washington
CityMontgomery
University PreferenceVanderbilt University
Career GoalAerospace Engineer
Anna Watson
CityCecil
University PreferenceAuburn University
Career GoalAttend Medical School And Become A Doctor
TalentDramatic Monologue
Nevaeh Yelder
CityMontgomery
University Preference
Career Goal
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