Distinguished Young Women OF New Mexico

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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Gabriella Casco
Distinguished Young Woman of New Mexico for 2024
State Program Information

Class of 2025 Program

Saturday, September 7, 2023

Las Cruces, NM

$5 for Finals on Saturday, September 7, 2023 ; Time: 2:00pm

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.

Class of 2025 Application Deadline:

Wednesday, July 31, 2024

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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of New Mexico

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Gabriella Casco
FromRio Rancho
University Preference4 year university
Career GoalCRNA

2024 State Participants

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Gabriella Casco
CityRio Rancho
University Preference4 year university
Career GoalCrna
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Hannah Freeman
University PreferenceBiola University, University of Southern California
Career GoalBusiness/Estate Lawyer
TalentPiano Solo
Photo of Sophia Carolina Garcia-Hernandez
Sophia Carolina Garcia-Hernandez
CitySanta Teresa
University Preference
Career GoalBecome A Teacher
TalentPerforming School Fight Song
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Sofia Gonzalez
University PreferenceCornell University, University of Texas at Austin
Career GoalBiomedical Engineering + Law
TalentMusical Theatre Performance
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