Wuzzz Up: Local teens place in state Distinguished Young Women competition
08/06/2014 12:00 AM
08/05/2014 1:25 PM
Congratulations to Maya, Rachelle and Sorrayar!
Maya Raj of Modesto was named fourth alternate in the Distinguished Young Women of California finals held July 26. The young women competed in the categories of scholastics (20 percent), interview (25 percent), talent (25 percent), fitness (15 percent) and self-expression (15 percent).
Self-expression and scholastic scholarships were awarded to Rachelle Pabalan from Oakdale. Sorrayar Sounthala of Ceres also won a self-expression scholarship.
Marisa Gomez of San Diego was selected to represent California in the Distinguished Young Women national finals next year in Alabama.
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