Payne County

Distinguished Young Women of Payne County is part of a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholarship, leadership and talent in young women.

Cash scholarships are awarded at the local level and millions in college-granted scholarships are available ($1.1 billion nationally). And local winners will advance to the state program in Bartlesville, Oklahoma where they give away more than $5,000.00 in cash tuition scholarships.

And it’s FREE to participate!


  • Make new friends from around your area
  • Participate in workshops on interviewing, public speaking and more
  • Have fun putting on a showcase of your achievements
  • PLUS help pay for your college education!

You must be a junior in high school to participate. Sign up today so you don’t miss out on this life-changing experience!


Participant Co-Chairs
Kathleen Bays
Diane Dean

Program Chair
Richard W. Hawkins

Program Dates

Application Deadline
December 10, 2017

Participant/Parent Orientation
A required Participant/Parent Orientation will be held December 10, 2017 at the University Heights Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 323 S. Knoblock, Stillwater, OK

Participant Mixer
January 8, 2017
GYMONE, 1317 S. Western Rd., Fountain Square
Stillwater, OK

Program Rehearsals Begin
January 7, 2018
GYMONE, 1317 S. Western Rd., Fountain Square
Stillwater, OK

Finals Program
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 7:00-9:30pm
Stillwater Community Center
315 W. 8th
Stillwater, OK 74074

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