A Spain Park graduate will compete for a share of more than $150,000 in scholarships at the Distinguished Young Women National Finals in Mobile.
Madeline Powell will be one of 50 state representatives in the competition, formerly known as America's Junior Miss. Finalists will be evaluated on five categories: scholastics, interview, fitness, talent and self-expression.
"We are delighted to have fifty of the best young women that America has to offer to come to our city to participate in the 57th National Finals," said Pam Patterson, Interim Executive Director for Distinguished Young Women. "Mobile always opens its arms and welcomes these young ladies into their hearts and their homes. Sunday will be a great day as we meet these gifted individuals and begin our journey toward selecting the Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2014."
The winner of the competition will be named the Distinguished Young Woman for 2014.
The finals will be held June 26, 27 and 28 at the Mobile Civic Center Theater. To view the live webcast of the Distinguished Young Women National Finals, visit www.DistinguishedYW.org on Saturday, June 28 at 7 p.m. CST.
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