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The program for the graduating class of 2020 was held on July 27, 2019 at the JBK Theater at Frederick Community College- 7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD 21701. Megan Chang from Oakdale High School in Frederick Maryland was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Maryland. Eleven outstanding participants from all over the state were represented and over $8,000 was awarded in cash scholarships.
The participants of the graduating class of 2020 included: The Distinguished Young Woman of Charles County, Lizzie Daniel: Bel Air, Allison Poling: Carroll County, Jordan Costley: Greater Westminster, Alexa Fanning: Megan Chang, Maryland (Oakdale High School): Nicole Chafitz Orr, Director: Megan Gilbart, First Runner up (Middletown High School): Howard County, Co-Tu Doan: Harford County, Katelyn O’Connor: Greater Baltimore: Isabel Causey, Yoori Kim: Ellicott City, Kennedy Thompson: Catonsville.
Now accepting applications for the graduating class of 2021. All applications are due by January 1, 2020