Local teen finishes in top 8 at state Distinguished Young Women program
MADISON – Brina Harden, of Madison, finished in the top eight at the Distinguished Young Women of Alabama program on Saturday in Montgomery. She represented Limestone County.
The program featured 44 high school seniors from across the state. Dominique Verville, representing Montgomery County, received the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Alabama and will compete in the national program this summer.
Judges rated the candidates on interview, scholastics, fitness, self-expression and talent.
Along with a top eight finish, Harden earned a self-expression award. Harden, a student at James Clemens High School and member of the National Honor Society, serves on the student government association and participates on the debate team. After graduation, she plans on pursuing a career as a corporate attorney.