Distinguished Young Women OF Michigan

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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Victoria Strom
Distinguished Young Woman of Michigan for 2023
State Program Information

The Distinguished Young Women of Michigan is proud to present the Class of 2024 Scholarship Program.

DATE: Saturday, February 3, 2024
LOCATION: John Glenn High School
36105 Marquette St,
Westland, MI 48185.
TICKETS: Purchase at the door

Want to learn more? We hosted a webinar on November 5th. Visit our YouTube page (link is below) to see the recorded webinar.

Applications are being accepted for all Michigan high school senior girls outside of Wayne County now thru December 15, 2023. The State Competition is Saturday, February 3rd in Westland at John Glenn High School. Learn more about applying by visiting www.distinguishedyw.org.

Sign up to be the 2024 DYW representative for your community and compete on Feb 3rd for scholarships.
For immediate responses to your questions, please email Michigan@distinguishedyw.org.

The 2024 Michigan 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.

Apply now on www.distinguishedyw.org or email Michigan@distinguishedyw.org.

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2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Michigan

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Victoria Strom
University PreferenceThe Ohio State University
Career GoalCommercial Airline Pilot

2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Michigan

Photo of Victoria Strom
Victoria Strom

University Preference
The Ohio State University

Career Goal
Commercial Airline Pilot

National Honors Society member Teen Miss Dance of Michigan 6th place to Teen Miss Dance of America 1st place soloist at dance nationals 2022 (DMA)Leadership Mentor Magna Cum Laude

Studies all form of dance for 15 yearsNHS member senior yearBabysitter of children under the age of 10Dance Teacher Assistant Find enjoyment in baking different dessertsStarting up new school events Attending MASC/MAHS leadership conferences (and state conferences)Representative of Women in Aviation

Fleece and Thank You - Made blankets to provide happiness to ill children Oakland Avenue Urban Farm - Participated in gardening in Detroit Shop with a Hero - Providing under privileged kids to shop for Christmas giftsPlanned charity week - raise money for Henry Ford Health in honor of my teacherOrganized Bake Sales- Fundraised money for Cancer research

2024 State Participants

Camille Bistrek
CityGrand Rapids
University Preference
Career Goal
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