MOUNT VERNON — As Mother Nature’s cloudbursts flooded the area on Saturday, Memorial Theater was awash with personality, poise and performances during the finals of the 2018 Distinguished Young Women of Knox County Scholarship program.
A total of eleven accomplished seniors from area schools, including Clear Fork High School, Danville High School, East Knox High School and Mount Vernon High School, competed for thousands of dollars in cash awards and scholarships in five categories. While the interview and scholastic categories were evaluated prior to Saturday’s finale, the audience was privileged to witness the talent, fitness and self-expression portions of the program.
The overall winner was Annika Kanuckel-Wolfe of MVHS; first runner-up Lauren Keaton is also a senior at MVHS; and second runner-up Savannah Gilmore attends EKHS.
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