AUBURN — Distinguished Young Women of Maine is recruiting for the 2018 state Distinguished Young Woman of Maine, open to all college-bound senior girls. The scholarship program application deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 31.

The program is open to all high school 12th-grade girls from across the state. The young women competing will be evaluated by a panel of judges in the following categories: Scholastics (25 percent), Interview (25 percent), Talent (20 percent), Fitness (15 percent), and Self-Expression (15 percent).

The program will be held Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Community Little Theatre. Participants will compete for college scholarships and the opportunity to represent the state as the Distinguished Young Woman of Maine for 2018. The program is open to the public and will begin at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door, cash only.

The participant selected as the Distinguished Young Woman of Maine will advance to the national level at the 61st Distinguished Young Women National Finals in Mobile, Alabama, on June 28, 29 and 30, where she will join with 50 other representatives from across the country in competing for cash scholarships and the opportunity to represent the program as the Distinguished Young Woman of America.

For more information, contact [email protected]


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