Mark Your Calendar: Distinguished Young Women Program


Jefferson County, Ala.- More than a dozen high school senior girls will compete for scholarships later this month.

The Distinguished Young Women Program of Jefferson County (formerly known as Junior Miss) will be held Friday and Saturday, July 19 and July 20 at the Vestavia Hills High School Auditorium.

Eighteen high school senior girls, representing 11 high schools from across Jefferson County, will compete for cash-tuition and college scholarships. They will also compete for the chance to represent Jefferson County in the Distinguished Young Women Program of Alabama in Montgomery in January.

The current Distinguished Young Woman of Jefferson County, Emmy Beason, will make special vocal performances nightly.  On the final night of competition, finalists will be selected, along with overall category winners.

All tickers are for reserved seating and are $15 each for July 19, 7 p.m. and July 20 1 p.m. preliminaries. For the finals, tickets are $25

To purchase tickets, , visit , contact any participant, or call 205-907-0210 or  email

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