Distinguished Young Women OF Idaho


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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Mikah Jones
Distinguished Young Woman of Idaho for 2024
State Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

Date October 6 & 7, 2023
Where: Idaho Falls, ID
Location: Civic Center, 501 S Holmes

Tickets:
$15 for Preliminaries on Friday, Oct 6 at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, Oct 7 at 10:00 a.m.
$15 for Finals on Saturday, Oct 7 at 7:00 p.m.

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 Idaho

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Mikah Jones
FromBurley
University PreferenceBrigham Young University Provo
Career GoalActress

2024 Distinguished Young Woman of North Mini Cassia

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Mikah Jones
From
Burley

University Preference
Brigham Young University Provo

Career Goal
Actress

Achievements:
Student Body PresidentDorothy in The Wizard of Oz community theater Clara in The NutcrackerBPA 1st in Interview Skills Regional Competition BPA 1st in Prepared Speech at Regional Competition Manager at Kameme's KrepesAcademic Excellence 4 years Student Body Vice President Young Women Recognition Award National BPA Qualifier in Event V08 Start Up Enterprise Team

Activites:
Business Professionals of AmericaCentre Stage Company Dance Team, Dance TeacherSwim Team State QualifierLifeguardPresident of Church Youth GroupSources of Strength Peer LeaderStudent CouncilNational Honors Society

Additional:
Princess Tea Party-portrayed Rapunzel to fundraise & restore the Wilson TheatreDancer Against Cancer- Cancer Benefit ShowHigh School Beautification Project - helped plant trees around my high school Blood Drive - Donated Blood also volunteered to help other donors

2025 State Participants

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Ada Anderson
CityDover
University PreferenceBYU
Career GoalCultural Anthropology
TalentViolin
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Morgan  Apt
CityMoscow
University PreferenceUniversity of Idaho
Career GoalAccountant
TalentWeaving Demonstration
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Anna Burbank
CityBoise
University PreferenceUtah State University
Career GoalNovelist Or Professional Saxophonist
TalentSoprano Saxophone Solo
Photo of Kate Christensen
Kate Christensen
CityShelley
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalPsychiatric Nurse Practitioner
TalentCello Solo
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Hailey Dalling
CityRexburg
University PreferenceBYU-I, Utah State
Career GoalDietician, Nail Tech
TalentPiano Performance
Photo of Jaida  Evans
Jaida  Evans
CityRigby
University PreferenceBrigham Young University - Idaho
Career GoalDental Hygienist
TalentPiano
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Mackenzie  Fullmer
CitySaint Anthony
University PreferenceBYUI, ISU, USU
Career GoalPsychology, Education
TalentSinging
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Quiana Gonzalez
CityTwin Falls
University PreferenceUniversity of Idaho
Career GoalMajor In Architecture And Minor In Interior Design
TalentContemporary Dance
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KateLyn Goodworth
CityInkom
University PreferenceBYU Hawaii/BYU/BYU Idaho
Career GoalLabor And Delivery Nurse
TalentDance (Lyrical/Jazz)
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Jordan Hicks
CityAlbion
University PreferenceBrigham Young University
Career GoalPediatrician
TalentHarp
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Hayven Holyoak
CityPreston
University PreferenceUtah State University
Career GoalSports Specialist Physical Therapist
TalentClogging Routine
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Hannah Hoth
CityTetonia
University PreferenceUniversity of Idaho
Career GoalCivil Engineering, Climate Law, Architecture, Journalism
TalentPiano
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Skyler Jones
CityBurley
University PreferenceBrigham Young University
Career GoalTeacher
TalentContemporary Dance
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Suzy Keller
CityNampa
University PreferenceBYU
Career GoalMother/ High School Dance Coach
TalentMusical Theatre Peice
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Sadie Kerbs
CityRexburg
University PreferenceBYU-Provo, BYU-Idaho, BYU-Hawaii, Utah State
Career GoalChildren And Family Therapist Or Dietitian
TalentVoice
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Jensen King
CityAberdeen
University PreferenceBYU-I
Career GoalEnglish Teacher
TalentPiano
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Hallie  Morris
CityIdaho Falls
University PreferenceUniversity of Utah, Brigham Young University
Career GoalEndocrinologist, Physician Assistant, Nutritionist
TalentViolin Performance
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Sydnee Nelson
CityRigby
University PreferenceBYU, BYUI, or USU
Career GoalExercise Science And Nutrition
TalentViolin Solo
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Lexi Peterson
CityMeridian
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalPlastic Surgeon
TalentRomantic Piano Piece
Photo of Emelia Powell
Emelia Powell
CityTroy
University PreferenceOklahoma City University
Career GoalDance And The Performing Arts
TalentContemporary Ballet
Photo of Sierra Reynolds
Sierra Reynolds
CityAshton
University PreferenceBrigham Young University- Idaho
Career GoalRegistered Nurse In Labor And Delivery
TalentDance
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Eleanor Roman
CityOnaway
University PreferencePenn State University Park; Lewis Clark State College
Career GoalObgyn; Emergency Medicine Doctor
TalentCreative Speech
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Addison Taylor
CityChubbuck
University PreferenceAMDA, Pace University, University of Arizona, The Juilliard School
Career GoalCommercial Dancer, Bfa In Dance
TalentClassical Pointe Variation
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Ansley Weaver
CityBlackfoot
University PreferenceHarvard
Career Goal Public Speaker
TalentPiano
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AnnMarie Wolfley
CityBlackfoot
University PreferenceHarvard University
Career GoalMedical Malpractice Attorney
TalentMarimba Solo
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