Clark County DYW up for Hometown Favorite at state competition

Published 11:19 am Friday, January 12, 2024

Last year, Claire Martin gained recognition when she was named Clark County Distinguished Young Woman (DYW), won the honors statewide and represented Kentucky in the national competition.

Current GRC senior Madelyn Goeing will represent the county in competition for this year’s Kentucky 2024 Distinguished Young Woman contest.

Through Saturday, January 13th, 2024, at 3:00 p.m., the community can pitch in to provide a unique opportunity.

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As a part of the Hometown Favorite Vote, DYW candidates – including Goeing – can win a new $250 cash award.

Individuals can vote by clicking the following link and choosing their candidate: https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/9e3d8fe7-5809-42ed-8f32-4bbf28dc312b?fbclid=IwAR1tbTWM8mKkR3EeZMAf8zJEXIQmVCAXe_kaKZqZZI2UBxm7AyHdYQ50HYc.

Each vote costs $1, and up to 100 votes can be provided per participant.

Votes can also choose multiple participants in the same transaction.

When checking out, the voting and payment platform requests a donation to its site and will add a percentage to your cart by default.

Select “Other” on the drop-down box if not donating at checkout and type “$0.”

As Clark County’s candidate, Goeing is among the top five vote leaders as of Jan. 11th.

The winner of the Hometown Favorite Vote will be announced at the Finals Showcase on Saturday, Jan. 13th, beginning at 7:00 p.m.