Distinguished Young Women OF Maine

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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Rayna Button
Distinguished Young Woman of Maine for 2024
State Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

Date Sunday, February 11, 2024

Where: Lewiston-Auburn Community Little Theatre
Location: 30 Academy St, Auburn, ME 04210

Admission is free, but donations are greatly appreciated

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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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Maine

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Rayna Button
University Preference4 year school
Career GoalMusic teacher

2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Maine

Photo of Rayna Button
Rayna Button

University Preference
4 year school

Career Goal
Music teacher

National Honor SocietyOlympia Snowe Women's Leadership InstitutionViking Corps "Music" AwardDistrict 2 Honors Music Festival for Band,Orchestra(4 Years), and ChoirAll State Music Festival for Violin(2 years)School Honor Roll

String QuartetPortland Youth Wind EnsembleArt ClubKey ClubElementary OrchestraElementary BandCommunity ChoirViolin LessonsTennisSchool Pep Band

Leading sectionals and conducting elementary orchestraTeaching free private violin lessons to studentsLeading rehearsals for the elementary band ensemblePerforming Christmas songs on violin for the local Veteran's homePlaying Violin for another school's musical production

2024 State Participants

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Rayna Button
University Preference4 year school
Career GoalMusic Teacher
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