Esofi Nunyi of West Fargo, traveled to Mobile, Ala., on Monday, June 17, to participate in the 62nd Distinguished Young Women National Finals on June 27, 28 and 29 at the Mobile Civic Center Theater.
Nunyi is a 2019 graduate of Sheyenne High School and the daughter of Dorin Ngwe.
Nunyi is one of 50 representatives competing for thousands of dollars in cash scholarships and the opportunity to represent the program as the Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2019.
Following her selection as the Distinguished Young Woman of North Dakota, Nunyi began preparations for the National Finals competition, which will include five categories of evaluation: scholastics, interview, fitness, talent and self-expression. During her two weeks in Mobile, Nunyi will participate in team building activities, complete community service projects, interact with the Gulf Coast community through various events and engage in many hours of rehearsal in preparation for the three-night scholarship competition.