Meredith Raby was the overall winner of the Distinguished Young Woman of Simpson County Scholarship Program on Saturday night at the Roxy Theatre.

Raby, who won $1,250 in scholarship prize money, was also the overall Scholastic Award winner. She will represent Simpson County in the statewide scholarship program in January in Lexington.

Caroline Yates was first runner-up. She won $1,000 in scholarship prize money, as she was a winner in the fitness, interview, self-expression and talent categories. She was also awarded as the scholastic runner-up.

Mackenzie Fleming was selected as second runner-up. She won $600 in scholarship prize money for the Be Your Best Self Award. She also won in the self-expression and talent categories.

Evyn McCutchen finished as third runner-up. She won $500 in scholarship prize money. She won the Spirit of DYW Award and on the fitness and interview categories.

Distinguished Young Woman of Simpson County Scholarship Program, formerly known as Simpson County Junior Miss, awards over $3,000 in scholarship prize money to senior girls at Franklin-Simpson High School.

Jessi Eaton, teacher at Simpson Elementary School, was the chairperson and the judges for the program included: Wende Aldridge, Denise Cole, Patti Fallin, Shatana Johnson and Lindsay Simpson.

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