Distinguished Young Woman of Wayne County

On August 25, Caroline Foy was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Wayne County during the scholarship program held in the Wayne Community College Auditorium. Caroline also won a preliminary award in the area of self expression.

Also participating in the event were first runner up, Rainee Coakley, who won preliminaries in fitness, talent and for her Be Your Best Self Essay; Allison Whitfield who received an award preliminaries in fitness, interview, and self expression: and Rebecca Eliassaint who received the Spirit award as well as the preliminary for overall scholastics. Jasmine Jahad received a preliminary award for interview and Taylor Harvey for talent.

Altogether the young ladies who participated received a total of $5250 in cash scholarships during the evening. Caroline is a senior at the Wayne School of Engineering and will go on to represent Wayne County in the State program held in Greensboro in January.

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 60 years of operation, the program has provided life-changing experiences for more than 750,000 young women. For more information about Distinguished Young Women, contact Adrienne Rea at National Headquarters (251-438-3621, Adrienne@DistinguishedYW.org) or visit www.DistinguishedYW.org. Find us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Pictured left to right: Taylor Harvey, Rainee Coakley, Spencer Daniels, Caroline Foy, Allison Whitfield, Rebecca Eliassaint, Makaila Colebrook, Jasmine Jahad.

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