Distinguished Young Women OF Ellensburg

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 Ohlemann
Distinguished Young Woman of Ellensburg for 2024
Local 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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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Ellensburg

2025 Local Participants

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


2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Ellensburg

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Sydney Ohlemann

University Preference
Washington State University

Career Goal
I am intrigued by entrepreneurship and finance. I believe I would thrive running my own business or being in a position of leadership.

All American Cheerleader Most Improved (Cheer 2021)Toughest Cheerleader (2022) Most Spirited (Cheer 2023) The Kittitas County Board Of Commissions proclaimed March 16th, 2023 as "Cle-Elum Roslyn High School Cheer Team Day" for being 2022-2023 WIAA 2B Academic State Champions. Varsity Letters for Golf and CheerHonor Roll (2019-2023) Certificate of Mathematics Achievement in Pre-Calculus.

CheerGolfMusicSuncadia Employee-Recreation Weightlifting

Volunteer for Harvest Fest, an event in Suncadia.Collected garbage on the side of the highway for Earth Day. Childcare for Churchome.

2025 Local Participants

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