Distinguished Young Women OF Wisconsin

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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Maggie Feng
Distinguished Young Woman of Wisconsin for 2024
State Program Information

Class of 2025 Program

Date: August 3, 2024 at 6:00 PM
Where: Franklin WI
Location: Franklin Saber Center
Tickets: $20.00

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 vie for cash tuition scholarships. To participate, you must be in your junior of high school. Participants are evaluated in the areas of: scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression, and fitness.

Total College Scholarships Awarded at the State Program: $20,500! Over $43,000 awarded throughout the state of Wisconsin this year!

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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Wisconsin

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Maggie Feng
University PreferenceMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Career GoalOncology

2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Wisconsin

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Maggie Feng

University Preference
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Career Goal

First Team All Conference Softball (2022 + 2023)(2022) 1st Place at DECA State for Start Up Business ProjectState Qualifier for Solo and Ensemble Trombone Solo(2023) 5th Place International DECA CompetitionHerb Kohl Scholarship RecipientNational Merit Scholarship RecipientCoke Scholarship Semi-FinalistMy24 Friday Night Rivals Scholar Athlete of the YearWisconsin DECA 1st Place - International Business Plan (2024)Wisconsin DECA 1st Place - Restaurant and Food Service Management (2024)

Key Club Co-PresidentDECA Competitive Excellence ExecutiveSenior Class PresidentVarsity Softball CaptainCompetitive TrombonistHope Squad MemberBlue Crew Executive BoardTravel Softball PlayerVolunteer Biology Lab WorkPrivate Softball Coach

St John VianneyKelly Johnson FoundationElmbrook Education Foundation VolunteeringChildren’s Miracle Network Tutoring

2024 State Participants

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Akanksha Denduluri
University PreferenceCornell/UW-Madison
Career GoalBiomedical (Genetic) Engineer
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Maggie Feng
University PreferenceMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Career GoalOncology
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Jordan Haney
University PreferenceUW Madison, Florida State, Syracuse
Career GoalSports Dietitian, Clarinet Performer
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Megan Heine
University PreferenceMarquette University or Loyola University
Career GoalAdvertising Or Public Relations
TalentSpoken Word Poetry
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Lucy Irwin
CityElm Grove
University PreferenceDuke University
Career GoalJournalism
TalentMusical Theater
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Aashi Iyengar
CityMenomonee Falls
University PreferenceUW Madison
Career GoalNeurobiologist
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Melissa Keane
University PreferencePoint Loma Nazarene University
Career GoalMarketing
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Tejaswini Lebaka
University PreferenceUniversity of Minnesota
Career GoalDefense Attorney
TalentBharatanatyam Classical Indian Dance
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Neema Mollel
University PreferenceSciences Po/SOAS/University of Glasgow
Career GoalDiplomat Or Politician
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Shania Richter
CityOak Creek
University PreferenceUniversity of Tampa
Career GoalClinical Psychology
TalentJazz/ Gymnastics Routine
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Mia Rodriguez
University PreferenceLouisiana State University
Career GoalElementary Teacher
TalentCharacter Jazz Dance
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Dina Sadig
University PreferenceMIT
Career GoalAnesthesiologist
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Meghana Sajja
University PreferenceNYU
Career GoalLaw Or Med
TalentFusion Indian Dance
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Klaudia Sullivan
CityFond Du Lac
University PreferenceUniversity of California Davis
Career GoalFood Science Or Medical Field
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