New Houston County Distinguished Young Woman crowned
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Congratulations to Hannah Seales of Rehobeth. She was crowned as the new Houston County Distinguished Young Women winner Saturday.
Seales as the winner received scholarship money can be used towards any college expenses, including books, tuition, and room and board.
Once known as the Junior Miss Pageant -- the DYW program is a way for high school seniors to pay for college.
The young women participating in the program started practicing in July and the final program took place at the Dothan Opera House on Saturday, September 26. The performance was also streamed on Facebook to meet social distancing requirements.
The 16 women in the program are current seniors in high school and were judged on scholastics, interview, talent, fitness, and self-expression. Winners in each category also received scholarship monies.
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