Berks County's Outstanding Young Woman Scholarship Program annually recognized outstanding High School senior girl representatives. Click here to see this year's contestants.
These young women represented a high level of excellence among their peers, and were given the opportunity to compete for cash scholarships and various college and university scholarships.
The program presented various awards to the best all-around Senior girls. These awards recognized the accomplishments of young women, encouraged excellence, and promoted achievements in their future. Click here to see an overview of the judging criteria that was used.
The finalists for the Berks County program were selected in the spring. Several activities were held during the summer to allow the finalists to get acquainted. Weekly rehearsals began in August and culminated with two rehearsals and a dress rehearsal the week of the program.
The Berks County's Outstanding Young Woman Scholarship Program organization is comprised primarily of volunteers. Click here for a list of committee members. Over the past 52 years we have awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash scholarships. We have had thousands girls involved in preliminary competition and over one thousand finalists compete for scholarships. Click here for a list of our Past Winners.