DYW contestants wrap up preliminary competition

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Distinguished young women from all around Mississippi took to the stage Friday evening to wrap up the preliminary competition.

The sapphire group performed their talents while the diamond group competed in self expression and fitness on stage. Preliminary awards were handed out to the girls in scholastic, self expression, talent and fitness. A few representatives from our area took home some awards. Liz Spraberry of Lauderdale County won a self expression preliminary. Mary Claire Whitehead of Meridian won a fitness preliminary. Anna Grace Boydstun of Winston County took home a talent preliminary. The final night of competition is Saturday night at 8.