Kokomo is proud to host the 2012 Distinguished Young Women of Indiana (formerly known as Indiana’s Junior Miss) state program this week. Twenty outstanding young ladies (all high school seniors) from throughout Indiana are in Kokomo this week competing for the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Indiana. The winner will represent Indiana at the National program in June in Mobile, Alabama. For more information about the program, visit http://www.ajm.org.
Preliminary Competitions will be held on Thursday, February 23rd and Friday, February 24th. Areas of on-stage competition include Fitness, Self-Expression, and Talent. Finals Night will be Saturday, February 25th. All competitions will be held at Kokomo High School starting at 7:00 p.m. Preliminary night tickets are $10 adults & $8 students. Finals night tickets are $15 each.
Besides competing, the young ladies have had the chance to learn more about the host city through community tours, meals at local restaurants, and wonderful volunteers. Good luck to all contestants! We encourage the public to attend the event and cheer on the girls participating!