Distinguished Young Women OF Kansas

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 Hansen
Distinguished Young Woman of Kansas for 2023
State Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

November 4, 2023

Blair Center for the Arts
1310 19th St
Belleville, KS

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 entering your senior year of high school, but you can and should apply ahead of time! Participants are evaluated in the areas of: scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression, and fitness.

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2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Kansas

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Emily Hansen
University PreferenceKansas State University
Career GoalBusiness and Fashion Studies

2024 State Participants

Jodi Dieker
University Preference
Career Goal
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Harper Smith
University PreferenceBelmont University
Career GoalVocal Performance And Business
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