Distinguished Young Woman of South Carolina

The 2016 Distinguished Young Woman of South Carolina is Tara Moore, from Easley. Through her participation in our program, Tara earned 5 separate awards, for a total of $5,800.00 in cash scholarships and the opportunity to advance to the next level of competition.

Tara's achievements include: Junior Marshal - Class Rank 1 out of 167 • Powdersville High School Crowned Miss Junior 2015 • PVHS Patriot Scholar - 4.0+ GPA (9th,10th,11th) • PVHS Student Council Delegate (9th,11th) • PVHS Dance Team Most Valuable Dancer • Anderson County Star Student People's Choice Award • Junior Scholar - Columbia College and USC Aiken • Applause Talent Two Time National Dance Champion • Just for Kix Heather Habeck Dance Award - MN • Joffrey Ballet Summer Intensive

In addition, Tara's activities include: Upstate Carolina Dance Center Jazz Company - 14yrs • Powdersville High School Dance Team - Captain • Palmetto Girls State - Presbyterian College • National Honor Society • National Senior Beta Club (9th,10th,11th) • Interact Service Learning Club • Yearbook - Assistant Business Manager • Teacher Cadet Participant - Anderson University • Powdersville High School Special Needs Assistant • Newspring Church and Fuse Youth Group