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Lawless to Compete at the Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota State Finals

Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota to be Named on February 26, 2021 during Statewide Scholarship Competition-Hermantown High School student Amanda Lawless will compete~


Eagan, MN~ High School girls from across Minnesota will join together for the Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota State Finals to be held on Friday, February 26th, 2021. Participants will compete for cash scholarships and the opportunity to represent the State as the Distinguished Young Woman of Minnesota at the National Finals in Mobile, Alabama June 24, 25 and 26, 2021. The 2021 Minnesota State representative, along with 50 other high school winners, will seek the opportunity to acquire some of the $125,000 in cash scholarships and hundreds of thousands of dollars of college granted scholarships at the National Finals Program.


Amanda Lawless will be a participant in the State Finals Program!!

Amanda Lawless, Distinguished Young Woman of Hermantown, will participate at the Class of 2021 Distinguished Young Woman State Finals Program seeking our cash and college granted scholarships. She is a student at Hermantown High School, Hermantown, MN. Her high school activities, honors and awards are: Speech, Independent Art Study, National Honor Society, National Merit Semifinalist, Student Council, Link Crew, Civility Club/Youth in Action, Track and Field, Tennis, German Club, AATG National German Exam Gold Medalist, Harvard Book Award Recipient, College Board Rural and Small Town Scholarship, Ray Pearson Writing Award, Scott Anderson Leadership Forum and Junior Rotarian. Ms. Lawless will be sharing her personal artwork and a presentation for her State Program Talent.


The format/location, (whether it will be live or digital/virtual) for the Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota State Program Finals will be determined depending on the COVID 19 health crisis.


For more information on Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota, please contact State Program coordinator, Carol Rubino at:


About Distinguished Young Women

Founded in 1958, Distinguished Young Women is a free program that encourages participants to reach their full individual potential. Our mission is to empower young women by providing over $1 billion in scholarship opportunities, developing their self-confidence and participating in our Life Skills Workshops that prepare them for success after high school. National sponsors include Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation, Mobile County, City of Mobile, Alabama Power Foundation, Master Boat Builders, Encore Rehabilitation, Shoe Station, Gant Travel Management, Wellington and Bonnie Coffeen, Regions Financial Corporation, Jostens and Alabama Media Group.


For more information about Distinguished Young Women, contact Tara Principe, National Headquarters Marketing and Communications Director, at 251-438-3621 or or visit