Distinguished Young Women OF Vermont

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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Sydney Adreon
Distinguished Young Woman of Vermont for 2023
State Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Ferrisburgh Community Center
3279 US-7, Ferrisburgh, VT 05456

$10 for Finals on December 19, 2023 at Time 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 for the Class of 2024 are now closed.

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2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Vermont

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Sydney Adreon
University PreferenceNortheastern University
Career GoalPublic Health and International Relations

2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Vermont

Photo of Sydney Adreon
Sydney Adreon

University Preference
Northeastern University

Career Goal
Public Health and International Relations

Billy Michal Student Leadership Award First Honors HOBY youth leadership conference Principals Award Second honors University of Rochester Fredrick Douglas and Susan B. Anthony Award

Female Athletes leadership council Hope Happens Here (Chapter Founder and President)Indoor TrackNational Honors Society (secretary) Queen City Football ClubStudent Diversity UnionVarsity Soccer Varsity Ultimate Frisbee (captain)YCC Ultimate

Cards for seniors (during covid)Ghana Cleat Drive Penguin Plunge Planning a community wide Mental Health Awareness fun runSealing cards for Women Safe (serves victims of sexual and domestic assault)

2024 State Participants

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