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Distinguished Young Women of Maine announces new State Chairperson

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STATEWIDE, Maine — Distinguished Young Women of Maine is pleased to announce DeAnne Start as the new state chairperson. DeAnne and a group of outstanding volunteers have begun coordinating the 2012 program to be held February 25, 2012 in Lewiston at the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium located on Central Ave.
Distinguished Young Women, formerly America’s Junior Miss, is the oldest and largest national scholarship program of its type for high school females. Headquarters in Mobile, AL, Distinguished Young Women has provided life-changing experiences for more than 200,000 young women and more than $90 million in scholarships for college during its 54 years of operation. Diane Sawyer, Deborah Norville, Kim Basinger, and Debra Messing are just a few of our well know past participants, but many others have achieved success in various professions such as business, law, journalism, medicine and religion.
Distinguished Young Women of Maine is an official preliminary for the national program and provides cash scholarships to high school senior girls throughout the state of Maine. One young woman is selected among Maine’s participants to represent the state and compete for more than $150,000 at the National Finals in Mobile, Alabama in June 2012.
If you are interested in participating, apply at www.distinguishedyw.org and click on Participate.
For more information,  email DeAnne Start at maine@distinguishedyw.org.

For More Information:

Contact Name: DeAnne Start

Telephone Number: (207)754-0855

Website: http://distinguishedyw.org

Email: maine@distinguishedyw.org