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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Corrina Clark
Distinguished Young Woman of Michigan for 2024
State Program Information

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!

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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Michigan

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Corrina Clark
FromWhite Lake
University Preferencea university with a dance program
Career Goalprofessional dancer, choreographer, teacher

2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Michigan

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Corrina Clark
White Lake

University Preference
a university with a dance program

Career Goal
professional dancer, choreographer, teacher

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)

2024 State Participants

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Lane Adis
University PreferenceSaginaw Valley State University
Career GoalSecondary Education
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Corrina Clark
CityWhite Lake
University Preferencea university with a dance program
Career GoalProfessional Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher
TalentDance Routine
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Alyssa Fuller
University PreferenceUniversity of Michigan
Career GoalElementary Education
TalentCheer Routine
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Alisha Gahn
CityCement City
University PreferenceUniversity of Olivet or Spring Arbor University
Career GoalRadio Show Host
TalentTap Dance
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Katrina Luzadas
University PreferenceWayne State University and University of Michigan
Career GoalBiochemical Engineering
TalentSpoken Word Poetry
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Lauren Postl
University PreferenceBoston University, DePaul University, or American University
Career GoalProfessor Of Environmental Ethics
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Bryanna Voss
CityMadison Heights
University PreferenceCentral Michigan University
Career GoalBiochemist/Scientific Researcher
TalentPlaying Flute
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