Distinguished Young Women OF Hardin 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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Caroline Yates
Distinguished Young Woman of Hardin County for 2023
Local Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

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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 Hardin County

2024 Local Participants

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


2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Hardin County

Caroline Yates

University Preference
Western Kentucky University

Career Goal
I would like to be a high school math teacher.

All A Honor Roll USA Gymnastics Region 7 Gymnastics Team Becca’s Memorial Award Recipient Freshman and Sophomore Class Treasurer Lincoln Trail Leadership Council Youth Salute American Private Enterprise System Participant

Competitive Gymnastics PianoBeta ClubTeach gymnastics Executive Council Vice PresidentNewspaper StaffChurch Youth Group

Volunteer at Clarity SolutionsVolunteer at Feeding AmericaValley Creek Children’s Ministry volunteerPlay piano for residents at assisted living facilities

2024 Local Participants

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