Junior Miss contestants come from all walks of life, but they have one common characteristic: the desire to succeed. Each young woman receives valuable life experience through our program - relationship skills, self-confidence, and a sense of achievement. It is our goal to ensure that everyone who participates in our program has an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Below is a list of contestants for our forthcoming 2016 Distinguished Young Women of Idaho. Want to participate? Apply now!

Anna Sobczyk

Distinguished Young Woman of Genesee

Parents: Stan & Connie Sobczyk
College Preference: Undecided
Career Goals: Undecided
Talent: Vocal Presentation (classical) (My Lord and Master from The King and I, by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II)

Kayleigh Knight

Distinguished Young Woman of Orofino

Parents: Kevin & Angela Knight
College Preference: Lewis and Clark State College
Career Goals: Graduate and become a Mediator
Talent: Lyrical Dance (Hurt, by Christina Aguilara)

Kelsie Rose

Distinguished Young Woman of South Fremont

Parents: Wyatt & Karen Rose
College Preference: Idaho State University
Career Goals: 1. Air force Firefighter 2. Orthopedic surgeon
Talent: Guitar (Dreams, by Kelsie Rose)

Natasha Larsen

Distinguished Young Woman of West Boise Valley

Parents: Shane & Aimee Larsen
College Preference: Brigham Young University
Career Goals: Neonatal Nursing
Talent: Piano (The Meadow, by Alexandre Desplat)

Erin Kwiatkowski

Moscow's Junior Miss

Parents: Paul & Kathy Kwiatkowski
College Preference: 4 Year University with a Pharmacy School
Career Goals: Earn PharmD Degree and become licensed pharmacist
Talent: Jazz Dance (Feeling Good, by Michael Buble)