Christensen named Firth-Shelley DYW

The top three named at Firth-Shelley Distinguished Young Women on Friday evening. Grace Christensen, Firth-Shelley Distinguished Young Woman for 2019, receives a hug during the showcase of Friday evening. Grace Christensen took home the honors from the Firth-Shelley Distinguished Young Women showcase on Friday evening.
Staff Writer

It was a roaring good time at the Firth-Shelley Distinguished Young Women showcase on Friday evening at the Idaho Falls Civic Auditorium.
Grace Christensen was named Distinguished Young Woman of Firth-Shelley 2019. First Alternate is Abby Schiess; Second Alternate is Kenzie Payne.
DYW is a scholarship program. Local businesses sponsored scholarships in various categories that totaled $9,180.
The 11 participants were Adisyn Mattson, Keeleigh Mortensen, MaKayla Horlacher, Halle Young, Makayla Millus, Sadie Parke, Erin Richardson, Kenzie Payne, Morgan Reynolds, Abby Schiess and Grace Christensen.
"Puttin' On the Ritz" was the theme of the event and featured plenty of 1920s' dance moves.
"I felt like I needed to get out of my seat and move," one lady in the audience said. "It was a fun event."
For the full story, read it in the Monday, April 16, edition of the Morning News.