SEND-OFF: Pike County’s DYW heads to state competition next week

first_img SEND-OFF: Pike County’s DYW heads to state competition next week Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Email the author Pike County’s Distinguished Young Woman Morgan Vardaman was the guest of honor at a send-off reception earlier this week. Joining her were board members of the Pike County program as well as friends and supporters. Above, are board members Lauren Prawius,Michelle Armstrong, Vardaman, Candy Howard-Shaughnessy, and Tracie Huner.Pike County Distinguished Young Woman Morgan Vardaman will participate in the 59th Distinguished Young Women of Alabama program Jan. 15 and 16 at Frazer United Methodist church.Morgan and 51 other high school senior Distinguished Young Women from across Alabama will arrive in Montgomery today to begin practicing and attending various events in the Montgomery area.While in Montgomery the DYW representatives stay with host families. Morgan will be staying with Kent and Kaye Melnick-Cramer. Her roommate will be Keely Templeton, the DYW representative form Lawrence County. Print Article Sponsored Content Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 3:00 am Friday, January 8, 2016 Candi Howard-Shaughnessy, DYW Troy board member, said a reception was held for Morgan Sunday afternoon at Sips on the Square in downtown Troy. A large number of family members and friends gathered to send her off with tons of well wishes.“We all wish Morgan good luck at the 20156 DYW of Alabama competition,” Shaughnessy said.Kaylin Riley and Kelli Grant (2016 DYW ofPike County participants) and Madison Brown (2016 DYW Little Sister program) attended Vardaman’s reception.Morgan plans to enroll at Troy University or the University of Alabama and major as an undergraduate in communicative disorders with plans to become a speech pathologist. She is the daughter of Drs. Lee and Shellye Vardaman of Troy. Founded in 1958, Distinguished Young Women (formerly Junior Miss program) is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls.It is free to participate and Vardaman and local board members will recruit for the 2017 program in area high schools beginning in February. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like SEASON END Historic Clay Hill Church was draped in simple greenery on Wednesday in anticipation of the Old Christmas event later that… read more By The Penny Hoarder During the week, the young women will visit various groups and community venues while preparing for the program.The 52 participants will compete for $41,000 in cash scholarships and over $2 million in college granted scholarships as well has having the opportunity to represent the state as the Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama for 2016.The young women will be evaluated by a panel of five judges in scholastics, interview, fitness, self-expression and talent.The participant selected as the Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama will advance to the national level at the 59th Distinguished Young Women National Finals in Mobile in June. There, she will join with 49 other state representatives in competing for cash scholarships and the opportunity to represent the program as the Distinguished Young Woman of America. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more