Distinguished Young Women participants come from all walks of life, but they have one common characteristic: the desire to succeed. Each young woman receives valuable life experience through participation in the program including relationship skills, self-confidence, and a sense of achievement. The goal of Distinguished Young Women is to ensure that everyone who participates in the program at any level has an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Below is a list of participants for the upcoming 2016 Distinguished Young Women of Georgia program. Want to participate? Apply now!

Ann Meeker

Distinguished Young Woman of Coweta County

Parents: Theodore & Jill Meeker III
College Preference: Florida State University
Career Goals: Professional Actor
Talent: Dance (Mama Makes Three (Musical Theatre Solo), by Bethany Hayes Smith - Choreographer)

Hope Irmscher

Distinguished Young Woman of Gordon County

Parents: Scott & Sonya Irmscher
College Preference: Emory University
Career Goals: Major in Biochemistry
Talent: Playing Piano and Singing ("Shepherd", by Amanda Cook)

Haley Davidson

Distinguished Young Woman of Lee County

Parents: Kirk & Kimberly Davidson
College Preference: Berry College or Patrick Henry College
Career Goals: To open a private classical school in Albany
Talent: War fan demonstration (Distant Kingdom , by Breathtaking Beats)

Sojourner Cagle

Distinguished Young Woman of Leesburg

Parents: Martin & Marnie Cagle
College Preference: Florida State University; Emory University
Career Goals: Neurologist
Talent: Cheer Tumble Routine (Mix Track, by special mix)

Katherine Gravitt

Distinguished Young Woman of Newnan

Parents: Randy & Laura Gravitt
Career Goals: designer, party planner, photographer, writer
Talent: Original Monologue