Distinguished Young Women OF Cass 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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Emily Sanchez
Cass County for 2024
Local Program Information

Class of 2024 competition is at 2pm on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Caston High School.
FREE admission thanks to support from our sponsors!

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 Senior year 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 Cass County

2025 Local Participants

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


2024 Cass County

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Emily Sanchez

University Preference
IUK, Indiana University Indianapolis

Career Goal
Pediatric Nursing/ Fashion Marketing and Business

Early College ProgramNHSA/B honor rolls4.0+ GPA for the year Ridenour Leadership CertificateMaking state for speech and debate IHSPA Diana Hadley Honor Roll

CheerleadingMagpie Student Newspaper School clubsWriting short stories/essaysNHS National Honor SocietySpeech and Debate Team

J-bizz town elementary help for field tripBlood drives at schoolSecurity Federal Block PartiesMulticultral FestivalSub Debs sorority volunteer work

2025 Local Participants

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