Distinguished Young Women OF York County


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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Namya Jindal
Distinguished Young Woman of York County for 2024
Local Program Information

Class of 2025 Program

Sunday, May 19, 2024

Where
The Pullo Center at Penn State York

Time
2:30 pm

Tickets
$25

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.

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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of York County

2025 Local Participants


These participants will take part in the up-coming local program.

Participants

2024 Distinguished Young Woman of York County

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Namya Jindal
From
York

University Preference
Brown University

Career Goal
Physician - Neurologist

Achievements:
Indian Classical Dance Certificate of Graduation Merit Scholarship - Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences York County Science Fair Junior Reserve Grand Champion Debate Honor Society: Merit, Honor, Excellence, Distinction Degrees 1st Place York Community Art Scholars Exhibition Best Delegate Model UN Royal Conservatory of Music Level 8 High Honors in Piano YAIAA All-Star Tennis Team FBLA - 1st Place Regional Champion3 time National Qualifier (Speech and Debate)

Activites:
First Singles Varsity Tennis (All Star Tennis Team) Indian Classical Dance (Bharatnatyam) York Youth Symphony OrchestraFuture Business Leaders of America (FBLA) President Model UN (Best Delegate) Mu Alpha Theta National Art Honors Society (NAHS) President Science Fair Health Stat Club PresidentNational Honors Society

Additional:
Special Olympics of York Tennis Team - 130+ HoursWellSpan Volunteering at York Hospital for Pediatric UnitBig Buddy Mentor - 100+ HoursMath Tutor - 60+ HoursCountry Meadows Retirement Home

2025 Local Participants

Sydnee Bowers
CityStewartstown
University PreferenceCoastal Carolina University
Career GoalPharmacology
TalentLyrical Dance
Stella Brosi
CityYork
University PreferenceThe George Washington University
Career GoalI Hope To Major In International Business With A Focus In Political Communications/Journalism. After My Undergraduate Studies, I Hope To Continue To Law School And Eventually Be A Contract Lawyer.
TalentBallet Pointe Variation
Mya Calabretta
CityYork
University PreferenceSavannah College of Art and Design
Career GoalFilm And Television Actress
TalentTap Dance
Vicky Chen
CityShrewsbury
University PreferenceUniversity of Pennsylvania
Career GoalEntrepreneur
TalentMartial Arts
Natalia Col√≥n-Rosario
CityYork
University PreferenceJohns Hopkins University
Career GoalLegislator
TalentVocal Performance
Annemarie Doores
CityYork
University PreferenceCoastal Carolina University
Career GoalDigital Marketer
TalentContemporary Dance
Marie  Eckrote
CityDover
University PreferenceHafstra University
Career GoalPersonal Injury Lawyer
TalentSpoken Word
Faith Gerdes
CityDover
University PreferencePenn State University
Career GoalForensic Psychiatrist
TalentDance
Ava Godshall
CityMount Wolf
University PreferenceMessiah University
Career GoalEnvironmental Science Teacher
TalentCello
Destiny  Hall
CityYork
University PreferenceDuke University
Career GoalEr/Trauma Travel Nursing
TalentString Viola Solo
Alivia Haugh
CityWrightsville
University PreferenceDartmouth College
Career GoalPediatric Neurologist
TalentVocal Performance
Eva Heistand
CityWrightsville
University PreferenceMessiah University
Career GoalChoir Director
TalentVocal Performance
Zoey Jones
CityShrewsbury
University PreferenceStevenson University
Career GoalCriminal Justice
TalentDance
Ava King
CityYork
University PreferenceLebanon Valley College
Career GoalPostsecondary Biochemistry Professor
TalentTenor Saxophone
Kayla Mabeus
CityDover
University PreferenceUniversity of Central Florida
Career GoalEntertainment Director For Cruise Lines
TalentClarinet
Rosalyn Mulligan
CityYork
University PreferenceBoston College
Career GoalHistory Teacher
TalentPiano
Katelyn Page
CityYork
University PreferenceClemson
Career GoalArchitecture
TalentDance
Priyal Prabhu
CityYork
University PreferenceStanford University
Career GoalOptometrist
TalentOboe
Coco Qu
CityRed Lion
University PreferenceUniversity of Pennsylvania
Career GoalEngineer
TalentPiano
Samantha Schmidt
CityYork
University PreferenceUniversity of Pittsburgh
Career GoalPhysical Therapist
TalentColor Guard
Amishi Singla
CityYork
University PreferenceUniversity of Pittsburgh
Career GoalOpthalmologist
TalentBharatantyam Fusion Dance
Melody Smeltzer
CityHanover
University PreferenceMuhlenberg College
Career GoalMarketing
TalentSinging
Hannah Strausbaugh
CityWrightsville
University PreferencePenn State University
Career GoalNaval Helicopter Pilot
TalentScripture Recitation
Rachel  Theodore
CityYork
University PreferenceGeorgetown University
Career GoalCorporate Lawyer
TalentPoem Recitation
Shriya Trilok
CityYork
University PreferenceStanford University
Career GoalCorporate Lawyer
TalentSinging
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