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Tessa Makzimenko Takes Distinguished Young Woman Award
Updated May 5, 2013 1:09 AM
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(BEDFORD) - Tessa Makximenko is the Distinguished Young Woman for Lawrence County. Makximenko, a senior at Bedford North Lawrence High School, walked away with $3,000 in scholarships after Saturday night's program at the Performing Arts Center.

Aside from being named Distinguished Young Woman for which she received a $2,500 scholarship, Makximenko also won $100 awards each for self-expression, youth fitness, creative performing arts, scholastic achievement and judges' interview.

Jocelyn Schlegel, a senior at Mitchell High School, received $1,500 in scholarships. She received $1,200 as first runner-up, and received $100 awards each for self-expression, youth fitness and the judges' interview.

Emily Karr, also a senior at MHS, was named second runner-up, which earned her a $600 scholarship. She also received an additional $100 for her creative and performing arts ability.

Ivy Murphy, a senior at BNL, was named third runner-up, earning her a $300 scholarship. She also received a $100 award for scholastic achievement.

Brittany Blanton, a MHS senior, won the Spirit Award from her peers, netting her a $250 scholarship.

More than $6,000 in scholarships were awarded during the competition. Nine girls from both BNL and MHS competed for the awards.


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