5 area young women vie for state scholarships

Nineteen Washington high school seniors to compete in the 2012-13 Distinguished Young Women scholarship program.

The competition will begin at 7 p.m. Aug. 4 at Washington State University's Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum in Pullman.

Each participant will perform a talent number and participate in fitness and self-expression routines.

More than $10,000 in college scholarships will be awarded.

Tickets are available through TicketsWest and at the door on the evening of the program.

Nicole Renard of Kennewick, Camiel Bruneel of Moses Lake, Sommer Boyd of Connell, Makynlee Miller of Royal City and Brooke Roylance of Othello will be among the competitors.