Distinguished Young Women OF Missouri


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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Summer Barnes
Distinguished Young Woman of Missouri for 2023
State Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

Evaluations: Saturday, February 17, 2024

Where:
Virtual Showcase PremiereS Sunday, February 25, 2024

Showcase Link:
TBA

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.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THE CLASS OF 2024

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE CLASS OF 2025 AND BEYOND


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2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Missouri

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Summer Barnes
FromClayton
University PreferenceUniversity of Miami
Career GoalMarine Biologist

2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Missouri

Photo of Summer Barnes
Summer Barnes
From
Clayton

University Preference
University of Miami

Career Goal
Marine Biologist

Achievements:
Growth Mindset Award Presidential Service Award 2022 Book Award/ Outstanding work in English

Activites:
Angel OutreachEnvironmental & Hiking ClubsField Hockey (JV)Mandarin Honors/PresidentMath Honor/OfficerNational Honor SocietySchool AmbassadorScience Honors SocietySocial Studies HonorsSwim (Varsity)

Additional:
Angel OutreachEnvironmental ClubPresidentail Service AwardSt. Joe Serves

2024 State Participants

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Katie Fourtner
CitySt. Louis
University PreferenceUniversity of Southern California
Career GoalBiomedical Engineering
TalentPiano
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