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.
The Distinguished Young Women of Michigan is proud to present the Class of 2025 Scholarship Program.
DATE: To Be Determined
LOCATION: John Glenn High School
36105 Marquette St,
Westland, MI 48185.
TICKETS: Purchase at the door
Distinguished Young Women of Michigan State Scholarship Program – Class of 2025
Date: To be determined
Forms Due: Apply Now for the Class of 2025 at www.distinguishedyw.org
Download Document: BYBS Flyer (good to review as this is the corner stone of the scholarship program).
Download Document: Representing Distinguished Young Women
Download Document: Wardrobe Examples (for interview and self-expression)
Questions: Please contact Jan Witte at Michigan@distinguishedyw.org.
Congratulations to the 2025 class of Michigan Distinguished Young Women. We cannot wait to meet you!
Youth Timothy Service AwardAcademic Medal for 6 consecutive semesters above a 3.5 GPAAcademic Letter for 4 consecutive semesters above a 3.5 GPAAcademic Certificate for 2 consecutive semesters above a 3.5 GPALakes Valley Conference Scholar Athlete Patches both eligible yearsCinderella International Scholarship Pageant Semi-Finalist (Top 10) and Talent Winner, 2nd Runner-UpCinderella State Scholarship Pageant Talent WinnerApplause Talent Competition Regional Title Winner
Karen's School of Dance Competitive Dance Company CaptainYouth American Grand Prix Classical Ballet CompetitorAnnual Nutcracker Cast Member (danced in parts including the Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen, and Clara)Annual Spring Ballet Performer (portraying/portrayed the Lion in the Wiz, Shrek in Shrek - the Ballet, and the American Dream in Celebrate the USA)Paid Assistant Dance Teacher (assist with classes and visiting choreographers)Milford High School Pom Team Co-Captain/Member (performed all eight seasons)Milford High School Leadership Class Member (participated in leadership activities for two school years)St. Patrick's Teens MemberMadison Curtis Coaching MenteeThe Business of Dance Community Member
St Patrick's Parish Confirmation Teen FacilitatorKaren's School of Dance Assistant Teacher Training Program Volunteer (help set-up and assist with parties and activities for younger dancers)Leadership Class Activities (shopped for families in need, helped with a Veteran's Day luncheon, decorated downtown for a Homecoming Parade, organized teacher appreciation preparations, led a freshman orientation small group)