Young Women of Distinction Award

Tomorrow's Leaders

Brought to Rochester in 2000 by the Women's Council, the Young Women of Distinction Award is presented to high school senior women who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to community service.  The award embodies the Women’s Council’s belief that young women with promise today will become tomorrow’s leader. 

Out of 20 finalists, four award recipients are selected from each of the following demographic areas:

  • ROCHESTER CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • REGIONAL (8 counties surrounding Monroe)
  • MONROE COUNTY EAST
  • MONROE COUNTY WEST

Each of the four recipients receives a $2,000 scholarship and an opportunity for a paid internship at an area company. The remaining 16 finalists are also awarded an opportunity to interview for internship opportunities. All finalists will receive gifts from our community sponsors.

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