Distinguished Young Women OF Virginia

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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Sara Lynn Loucks
Distinguished Young Woman of Virginia for 2023
State Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

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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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2023 Distinguished Young Woman of Virginia

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Sara Lynn Loucks
University PreferenceUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Career GoalJournalist/Documentary Producer

2024 State Participants

Deirdre Barry
University Preference
Career Goal
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Kashvi Ramani
University PreferenceYale, USC or NYU Tisch
Career GoalMajor: Acting: Film Or Theatre | Minor: Business
Angelina Richter
CityMc Lean
University PreferenceYale
Career GoalNasa Scientist
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