Gilbert’s Cosette Amanda Fife was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Arizona and awarded $4,500 in cash scholarships during a statewide scholarship program for high school girls held at Mesa’s Red Mountain High School last month.
Fife was one of 21 high school senior girls from Arizona who competed to represent the state for 2012. Participants were evaluated in scholastics, interview, fitness, self-expression and talent.
Fife is the daughter of Jim and Amy Fife and is a senior at Gilbert’s Highland High School. She will travel to Mobile, Ala., June 28, 29, and 30, 2012, in Mobile, Ala., participate in the national competition and community service projects.