Hannah Schaefer, Whitley County's Distinguished Young Woman for 2014, shows Tonia and Mike (right) Weigold some of her information from DYW state program in Kokomo.
Schaefer, a senior at Columbia City High School, represented Whitley County in Kokomo recently at the state Distinguished Young Woman program. Placing in the top ten, Schaefer had â€śgreat poise and grace on stage,â€ť according to Pam Thompson, the countyâ€™s co-coordinator.
In September of 2013, Schaefer was named the DYW for Whitley County, which qualified her for the state stage. As part of her time in Kokomo, Schaefer presented a vocal piece for her talent and participated in a fitness routine and on-stage interview. After her week at the state event, Schaefer was greeted at a party. Approximately 50 supporters came to the Whitley County Community Foundation to congratulate her.