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: Scholars Academy Senior Class Representative • 2014 HEC DC Youth Tour Delegate • 2013 Conway Teenstar • AP Scholar With Distinction • 2014 800m Region Champion • 2014 Scholars Academy Talent Show Winner • Cross Country Panther Award Recipient • 2014 Track All Sports Delegate • 2012 Scholars Academy Poetry Out Loud Runner Up • National Merit Commended Scholar

In addition, Caitlyn's activities include: President CCU Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society • Captain Varsity Cross Country • Horry County Republican Party Campaign Intern • President Scholars Academy National Honor Society • Captain Varsity Track • Historian Scholars Academy Literary Club • Mu Alpha Theta • Carolina Vocals Vocal Set Leader and Vocalist • National English Honor Society • National Senior Beta Club