About Distinguished Young Women
Founded in 1958 in Mobile, Alabama, Distinguished Young Women is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls. During its 56 years of operation, the program has provided life-changing experiences for more than 730,000 young women. Last year, Distinguished Young Women provided more than $108 million in cash and college scholarship opportunities to program participants at the local, state and national level. Previously known as America’s Junior Miss, the program announced its new name in June 2010.
For more information about Distinguished Young Women, contact Stephanie Bradford, National Headquarters Communications Director (251) 622-5335, Stephanie@DistinguishedYW.org) or visit http://www.DistinguishedYW.org.