Distinguished Young Women

Distinguished Young Women selected
T.R. Miller High School student Tori Knapp, center, was selected 2018 Escambia County Distinguished Young Woman Saturday, July 29, at the program held at Coastal Alabama Community College, Brewton campus. Escambia Academy’s Victoria Sawyer, left, was First Alternate. Ora Nelson, right, a student at T.R. Miller, was Second Alternate. For more on the DYW program, see http://atmorenews.com/2017/08/02/this-younger-generation/  and http://atmorenews.com/2017/08/02/ladies-shine-in-dyw-program/
Ladies shine in DYW program
Fifteen young ladies lit up the stage Saturday night, July 29, at the Escambia County Distinguished Young Women program in Brewton. Participants were Lakeshia Betts, W.S. Neal High School; Jashira Dees, W.S. Neal; Tori Knapp, T.R. Miller High School; Alexandra Lambeth, Flomaton High School; Cassidy Murphy, Escambia Academy; Ora Nelson, T.R. Miller; Grace O’Bannon, Flomaton; Alyssa Oglesbee, Flomaton; Erin Salter, W.S. Neal; Victoria Sawyer, Escambia Academy; Jakyra Spears, T.R. Miller;…
This younger generation
“What’s this younger generation coming to?!” I’m sure you’ve heard that before … and probably said it yourself. Well, if you’d been at the Distinguished Young Women program Saturday night, you’d see what this generation is coming to. Fifteen young ladies did fitness routines, performed talent selections, and answered questions in front of an auditorium full of people. I kept thinking, “I could never do that.” Not at that age,…
15 vie for DYW title
The Distinguished Young Women program will be held Saturday, July 29, 7 p.m., in the Woodfin Patterson Auditorium, Coastal Alabama Community College, Brewton. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from a participant or at the door. Vying for the title are, in alphabetical order, Lakeshia Betts, Jashira Dees, Tori Knapp, Alexandra Lambeth, Cassidy Murphy, Ora Nelson, Grace O’Bannon, Alyssa Oglesbee, Erin Salter, Victoria Sawyer, Jakyra Spears, Ta’Zure Thomas, Stephanie…
15 vie for DYW title
Young ladies from across the county are participating in the Distinguished Young Woman program to be held Saturday, July 29, 7 p.m., in the Woodfin Patterson Auditorium, Coastal Alabama Community College, Brewton. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from a participant or at the door. Following are bios of this year’s participants in the national scholarship program. Lakeshia Betts High School: W.S. Neal Career Goal: Nurse Practitioner College Choices:…