Distinguished Young Women tea set for Sunday

Published 11:40am Thursday, April 3, 2014

Phi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma invites all young women who are Elmore County residents and will graduate from high school in 2015 to participate in the Distinguished Young Women program. An  orientation tea will be held Sunday at  2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Wetumpka, located at 205 West Bridge St.

The program, formerly known as Elmore County Junior Miss, provides senior girls who reside in Elmore County with an opportunity to become acquainted with other seniors from across the county and compete for college scholarships.

“The program inspires high school girls to develop their full individual potential through a fun, transformative experience that culminates in a celebratory showcase of their accomplishments,” said Mel Reese, chair of the local program.

Scholarships are awarded in the categories of academics, interview, fitness, talent and self-expression. Complete details about the program will be given during the tea. Parents should attend with their daughters.

For additional information, contact Reese at melanitareese@gmail.com or call 334-285-3922 and leave a message. Those interested can also visit www.distinguishedyw. org to register.

The Distinguished Young Women of Elmore County program emphasizes excellence in academic achievement by senior girls. Contestants are evaluated on their scholastic history, presence and composure and performing talent. Delta Kappa Gamma, Phi Chapter, is a nonprofit teacher organization.

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