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This year's Distinguished Young Women (DYW) of Maine's contest winner is Antonella B."Tina" Oms of Guilford. Tina's proud parents are Alexa Natali and Seth Fortier. Currently a senior at Piscataquis Community Secondary School, some of Tina's achievements include: High Honors, National Honor Society-President, Key Club-Treasurer, Civil Rights Team member, Coaches' Awards, Acting in Local Theatre, Church Member and Community Volunteer. Through her participation in the Distinguished Young Women program (formerly America's Junior Miss) Tina earned $1,000 in cash scholarships and the opportunity to advance to the next level of competition. Tina will be representing the State of Maine at the DYW Nationals held in Mobile, Alabama in June 2015.
Founded in 1958, Distinguished Young Women is the largest and oldest national scholarship program for high school girls. It has provided life-changing experiences for more than 730,000 young women across the country and more than $100 million in cash scholarships at the local, state and national levels. Distinguished Young Women strives to give every young woman the opportunity to further her education and prepare for a successful future. For more information you may access the organization's website at: http://www.ajm.org/programs/ state_n_local_programs/maine/

Distinguished Young Women of Maine Contest Winner Antonella B. Oms of Guilford.