Distinguished Young Women OF Indiana

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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Madison Parker
Distinguished Young Woman of Indiana for 2023
State Program Information

2024 State Program

Preliminaries are on Friday February 16th.
Finals Night is on Saturday February 17th.

Location: Indiana University Kokomo
Haven's Auditorium

Time: 6 p.m. both nights

$ TBA for Preliminaries
$ TBA for Finals

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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2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Indiana

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Madison Parker
University PreferenceRose Hulman Institute of Technology
Career GoalBiomedical Engineer

2024 State Participants

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Kelsey Babinec
University PreferenceButler University
Career GoalDoctor
TalentPiano Performance
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Jenna Bracamonte
University PreferenceHanover
Career GoalMusic
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Sylvia Meyer
University PreferenceBethel University
Career GoalAsl Interpreting And Music
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