Distinguished Young Woman of South Carolina

The 2015 Distinguished Young Woman of South Carolina is Caitlyn Penter, from Myrtle Beach. Through her participation in our program, Caitlyn earned 5 separate awards, for a total of $6,600.00 in cash scholarships and the opportunity to advance to the next level of competition.

Caitlyn's achievements include: 2013 Conway TeenStar • 2014 HEC DC Youth Tour Delegate • AP Scholar With Distinction • National Merit Commended Scholar • 2014 800m Region Champion • 2014 Scholars Academy Talent Show Winner • Cross Country Panther Award Recipient • USC Aiken, Furman, Presbyterian College Scholar • Scholars Academy Poetry Out Loud Runner Up • 2014 Track Academic Award Recipient

In addition, Caitlyn's activities include: President CCU Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society • Captain- Varsity Cross Country and Track • Scholars Squad Senior Representative • Horry County Republican Party Campaign Intern • President National Honor Society • Carolina Vocals Singer • Historian Scholars Academy Literary Club • Mu Alpha theta member • Carolina Vocals Singer • Voice and piano lessons