Corinne Kauffman, Whitley Countyâ€™s Distinguished Young Woman, was received by family and friends Sunday after participating in the stateâ€™s DYW program. Pictured is Kauffman (left) with Michaela Thomas, the countyâ€™s DYW for 2012. Post & Mail photo / Christie Barkley
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Corinne Kauffman, Whitley Countyâ€™s Distinguished Young Woman for 2013, joined high school seniors from across Indiana for DYWâ€™s state program.
The event was held Thursday and Friday night with a myriad of talent presentations, questions, interviews and other behind the scene opportunities for the contestants.
Kauffman was received by family and friends at a reception in her honor Sunday.
Held at the Whitley County Community Foundation, Kauffman shared her weekâ€™s experiences with her supporters.
â€śI was amazed by the other girls,â€ť Kauffman said. â€śGetting to know them all was such a blessing. They were all such Godly girls and I had a great connection with them. I never felt out of place.â€ť
Kauffman said one of her highlight moments was a night spent â€śhaving funâ€ť with the other contestants.
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