Distinguished Young Women OF Almire/Coulee/Hartline

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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Beth Okamoto
Distinguished Young Woman of Almire/Coulee/Hartline for 2024
Local Program Information

Class of 2024 Program

Date TBA

Location TBA

$TBA for Preliminaries on Date and Time TBA
$TBA for Finals on Date and 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.

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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Almire/Coulee/Hartline

2025 Local Participants

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


2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Almire/Coulee/Hartline

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Beth Okamoto
Coulee City

University Preference
Central Washington University

Career Goal
School Counselor or Occupational Therapist

All State 2nd team - Volleyball - 2022All-Opponent Volleyball Team - 2021 & 2022 All-Opponent Basketball Team - 2021 & 2022League MVP-Softball - 2022 & League All-Opponent Team - 2023 1st place -Introduction to Business Communication- FBLA Regionals 2nd place -Organizational Leadership- FBLA Regionals 8th place -Introduction to Business Communication- FBLA State

ASB Officer: Social Media Representative (Junior), Vice President (Senior)ACH Warrior Varsity BasketballACH Warrior Varsity CheerleadingACH Warrior Varsity SoftballACH Warrior Varsity VolleyballBi-County Honor BandFuture Business Leaders of America (FBLA)President of Young Women Church groupSchool Counseling Student Advisory Committee, ChairWarrior League community service club

ACH Foundation Auction: ServerACH Youth Fishing Derby volunteerDYW Program Volunteer: Usher & Little SisterGrand Coulee Care and Share Food BankYard and home care for an elderly neighbor

2025 Local Participants

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Lexi Jacques
CityCoulee City
University Preference
Career GoalCosmetology
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Aubrey Rimel
University PreferenceWashington State University
Career GoalChild Therapist
TalentCheer Routine
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Cheyann Sexton
CityCoulee City
University PreferenceBig Bend Community College
Career GoalPhotography And Graphic Design
TalentVocal Presentation
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Emma Whitaker
University PreferenceWashington State University
Career GoalNurse
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