Distinguished Young Women OF Utah


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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Sophia Mun
Distinguished Young Woman of Utah for 2024
State Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

The Class of 2024 program was held September 30, 2023

Where:
Draper, Utah

Class of 2025
Our Class of 2025 At Large Program will be held April 19-20, 2024!

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

MARCH 4, 2024


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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Utah

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Sophia Mun
FromSandy
University PreferenceHarvard University
Career GoalDermatologist

2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Sandy

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Sophia Mun
From
Sandy

University Preference
Harvard University

Career Goal
Dermatologist

Achievements:
Winner, Code to Sucess American Express Scholarship State of Utah Office of the Lieutenant Governor Volunteer Recognition Award CertificateNational Honors SocietyAP ScholarHonor RollAll State UMEA Principal Second violins

Activites:
Student Body PresidentJunior class PresidentChamber Orchestra PresidentConcertmaster UYOEUserve Utah Youth CouncilConcertmaster Honors OrchestraKey Club Senior RepresentativeWoman Who Succeed

Additional:
Founder Soaps, Suds, and Smiles fundraiser partnered with IRC (2022-present)Student government winter fundraisers (2021-present)Abbington Senior Living of Murray Volunteer and Music volunteer (2022-present)Violinist Volunteer at Canyons Church (2019-present)Userve Youth Council (2022-present)

2024 State Participants

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Rachel Austin
CityLogan
University PreferenceBrigham Young University
Career GoalCounseling Psychologist
TalentPiano
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Kaitlyn Bailey
CityHyde Park
University PreferenceSouthern Utah University
Career GoalTravel Wildlife Veterinarian
TalentInstrumental Violin
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Kate Christensen
CitySpringville
University PreferenceBrigham Young University
Career GoalActress, Speech Pathologist
TalentVocal Selection
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Abigail Evensen
CityRichfield
University PreferenceSouthern Utah University
Career GoalRegistered Nurse
TalentVocal
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Danielle Frost
CityVineyard
University PreferenceBrigham Young University, Utah Tech University
Career GoalPediatric Nurse
TalentClassical Piano Solo
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Sophie Hansen
CitySalt Lake City
University PreferencePepperdine University
Career GoalBusiness
TalentClassical Ballet En Pointe
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Alanna Holzer
CityBountiful
University PreferenceCalTech
Career GoalImmigration Law
TalentPiano
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Charity Hung
CityAmerican Fork
University PreferenceBYU
Career GoalSoftware Engineering
TalentPiano
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Hope Hung
CityAmerican Fork
University PreferenceBrigham Young University, University of Utah
Career GoalEngineering
TalentPiano
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Ellyse Kessler
CityBountiful
University PreferenceUtah Tech University
Career GoalProsecuting Attorney
TalentClassical Viola Solo
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Halle Mclelland
CityNsl
University PreferenceUniversity of Utah
Career GoalPsychology
TalentJazz Dance
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Sophia Mun
CitySandy
University PreferenceHarvard University
Career GoalDermatologist
TalentViolin Performance
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Diya Oommen
CitySalt Lake City
University PreferenceHarvey Mudd
Career GoalDesign Engineer
TalentBharatanatyam
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Annika Pitcher
CityLindon
University PreferenceBrigham Young University
Career GoalPiano Teacher
TalentPiano
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Emma Rampton
CityKaysville
University PreferenceUtah State University
Career GoalForeign Affairs Analyst/International Analyst
TalentComedic Monologue
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Kyah Smith
CityOrem
University PreferenceUtah State University
Career GoalPhysical Therapist
TalentViolin
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Livia Solomon
CityHighland
University PreferenceUVU
Career GoalDental Hygienist
TalentSinging/Belt
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Kalina Tucker
CityWashington
University PreferenceMIT, GCU, Naval Academy
Career GoalEntrepreneur, Astrobiologist
TalentVocal/Guitar
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