Distinguished Young Women OF Boise Valley

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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Scarlett Cromwell
Distinguished Young Woman of Boise Valley for 2024
Local Program Information

Class of 2025

Program was held on March 2, 2024


Congratulations to:



DYW Boise Valley of 2025.

(her picture and bio coming soon)


She will head to the State competition in October 2024. Follow us on Instagram to watch her progress and all the fun things she will do this summer to prepare!


Upcoming Juniors!

If you are in the Class of 2026, you can apply now to be a part of this awesome program!

Click the "Apply Now" button to the right -->>


Information will be coming in Fall of 2024 regarding info meetings and other details.

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Life-Changing Experience

College scholarships are awarded at the local level ($13,000 last year) and state level ($42,000 last year) and millions in college-granted scholarships are available nationally.

The local representative advances to the state level, and the state representative will advance to the national program for the opportunity to compete for college scholarships, last year totaling over $130,000.

To participate, you must be a girl in your Junior year of high school. You can apply at any time during Freshman or Sophomore years of high school, as well as in the fall of Junior year. Applications are due by January 10th of your Junior year as the program season will begin shortly after that. Our contact email is at the bottom of the page if you have more questions.

Participants are evaluated in the areas of: scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression, and fitness.

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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Boise Valley

2025 Local Participants

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


2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Boise Valley

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Scarlett Cromwell

University Preference
University of Idaho

Career Goal
Environmental Lawyer

National Honor Society/ Honor Roll Varsity Letterman XC 3x Varsity Letterman Track 2x Freshman Class PresidentASB President 2023-2024Senators Choice Willam E Borah Scholar

Ballet Idaho Youth Company Borah Key ClubBorah Student Council/ ASB PresidentBorah XCBorah TrackHiking clubPodcast clubPolitical science association Reading clubStudent advisory committee Boise school district

Borah Best Students Volunteer for team Bonding ProjectsStudent Advisory Board for the Boise School DistrictRake Up Boise with my National Honor Society Chapter Helped Organized a Hygiene Drive at Borah High School.Festival of Trees. Headed up the committ to design a tree for Borah High School

2025 Local Participants

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Kinsey Bjorn
University PreferenceBrigham Young University provo
Career GoalAthletic Trainer
TalentPiano And Singing
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Anna Burbank
University PreferenceUtah State University
Career GoalNovelist Or Professional Saxophonist
TalentSoprano Saxophone Solo
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Katelyn Cook
University PreferenceBrigham Young University Idaho
Career GoalBecome An Entrepreneur Of A Granola Bar Company
TalentMountain Bike Skills
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Jordan Depue
University PreferenceBoise State
Career GoalI Am Planning On Opening A Bakery. I Actually Already Started My Business At The Age Of 14 (Called Ciao Bella Bakery), But My Goal Is To Continue And Open My Boutique Bakery In The Treasure Valley!
TalentColor Guard
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Hallie Esmiol
University PreferenceUtah State
Career GoalMicrobiology, Particle Physics
TalentAmerican Sign Language
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Maisey Grimmett
University PreferenceBrigham Young University
Career GoalOrthodontist
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Taysia  Johnson
University PreferenceBYU Provo
Career GoalPediatric Nurse Practitioner And High School Track Coach
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Vienna Jones
University PreferenceBrigham Young University
Career GoalSurgeon
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Taylor Kemp
University PreferenceUtah State University
Career GoalPediatric Nurse Or Crnađź’• And A Mom
TalentLyrical Dance
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Venessa Lanzino
University Preference
Career GoalI Want To Be A Counselor
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Grace Rawlins
University PreferenceBoise State University
Career GoalOccupational Therapist, Ballet Teacher
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Lyndsey Rhodes
University PreferenceBoise state
Career GoalForensic Scientist
TalentColor Guard
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Cloe Richards
University PreferenceBrigham Young University
Career GoalMarketing Degree/ Business Degree, Entrepreneur, Help With A Super Bowl Commercial
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Leia Young
University PreferenceBrigham Young University
Career GoalMy Goal Is To Become An Elementary School Teacher.
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