Class of 2022 Awards

State Finals for the Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota Class of 2022 took place throughout July 2021. All events were VIRTUAL for only the second time in DYW of MN history! These events included ‘touring’ Minneapolis Institute of Art, discussions with Burnsville city leadership, and more! View our virtual showcase here: https://vimeo.com/581346828

The cash scholarships below are in addition to the college-granted scholarships available to EVERY PARTICIPANT through the Distinguished Young Women program.


 

The Class of 2022 sharing State Week memories and well-wishes prior to the virtual showcase.
The Class of 2022 sharing State Week memories and well-wishes prior to the virtual showcase.

Distinguished Young Woman of Minnesota ($1500 cash scholarship)

  • Keerthana Ramanathan of Eden Prairie

First Runner-up ($600 cash scholarship)

  • Malaya Yague, Distinguished Young Woman of Kandiyohi County

CATEGORY AWARDS

Scholastics ($150 each)

  • Keerthana Ramanathan, Distinguished Young Woman of Eden Prairie
  • Isabella Power, Distinguished Young Woman of Minneapolis

Interview ($150 each)

  • Keerthana Ramanathan, Distinguished Young Woman of Eden Prairie
  • Nimo Abdi, Distinguished Young Woman of Saint Joseph

Talent ($150 each)

  • Emma Lipinski, Distinguished Young Woman of Ivanhoe
  • Malaya Yague, Distinguished Young Woman of Kandiyohi County

Fitness ($150 each)

  • Isabella Power, Distinguished Young Woman of Minneapolis
  • Malaya Yague, Distinguished Young Woman of Kandiyohi County

Self Expression ($150 each)

  • Keerthana Ramanathan, Distinguished Young Woman of Eden Prairie
  • Malaya Yague, Distinguished Young Woman of Kandiyohi County

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