Distinguished Young Women OF Minnesota


is part of a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholastics, leadership and talent in young women. Earn scholarships for higher education, personally develop through the DYW Life Skills Workshops, and make new friends from around the state.


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Mistura Tiamiyu
Distinguished Young Woman of Minnesota for 2024
State Program Information

Class of 2024 State Program

October 27, 2023
7:00 PM
Rosemount Community Center Auditorium

Life-Changing Experience

College scholarships are awarded at the state level and millions in college-granted scholarships are available nationally. The state representative will advance to the national program for the opportunity to compete for cash tuition scholarships. To participate, you must be in your junior of high school and have advanced from a local or At-Large program. Participants are evaluated in the areas of: scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression, and fitness.

Class of 2024 Applications are closed.
Class of 2025 Applications are open.


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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Minnesota

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Mistura Tiamiyu
FromOakdale
University PreferenceBaylor University
Career GoalFinancial Investor

2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Minnesota

Photo of Mistura Tiamiyu
Mistura Tiamiyu
From
Oakdale

University Preference
Baylor University

Career Goal
Financial Investor

Achievements:
ISD 622 Award of Excellence Academic Letter Awards Varsity Letters( Track and Soccer)Honor Society Induction

Activites:
Soccer- GoalieYouth Group- Coordinator Black Student Union: President Polar Portraits- Photographer Yearbook- Photographer TrackNational Honor Society Leadership Advisory BoardReal Estate Internship Marketing internship

Additional:
One love One WorldChildren’s Museum Marnita’s TableUnion Gospel Mission

2024 State Participants

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Iman Bedru
CityWoodbury
University PreferenceUndecided
Career GoalComputer Science
TalentViolin
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Mistura Tiamiyu
CityOakdale
University PreferenceBaylor University
Career GoalFinancial Investor
TalentSpoken Word
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Abigail Wolff
CityVictoria
University PreferenceUndecided
Career GoalManagement/Business/Pre Law
TalentSinging
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