Winners during Saturday night’s program are, from left, Kinsey Gentrey,  Spirit Award; Madison Pike, Scholastic Award; second alternate Libby Li; the 2015 Distinguished Young Woman of Neshoba County Taylor Phillips, who also won the Fitness Award; first alternate Devna Bose, who also won the Talent Award; and Carley Blake Gensheimer,  Be Your Best Self Essay Award.
Winners during Saturday night’s program are, from left, Kinsey Gentrey, Spirit Award; Madison Pike, Scholastic Award; second alternate Libby Li; the 2015 Distinguished Young Woman of Neshoba County Taylor Phillips, who also won the Fitness Award; first alternate Devna Bose, who also won the Talent Award; and Carley Blake Gensheimer, Be Your Best Self Essay Award.
Taylor Leigh Phillips was named Neshoba County's 2015 Distinguished Young Woman Friday night, winning the physical fitness award as well.

She is the daughter of Dena and Thomas Phillips of Philadelphia and a student at Neshoba Central High School.

Miss Phillips' performed an acro-jazz dance routine during the talent competition of the program held in the Philadelphia High School auditorium.

Devna Bose, daughter of Ranjana and Subhashish Bose, was first alternate. She captured the talent award with her piano solo.

Libby Li, daughter of Sue and YuYuan Li, was second alternate.

Carly Gensheimer, daughter of Brandy and David McCoy, won the Essay Award. Kinsey Gentry, daughter of Marley and Jason Gentry, won the Spirit Award while Madison Pike, daughter of Erica Flake and Mitchell Pike, won the Scholastics Award.

Miss Phillips will compete for the state 2015 Distinguished Young Woman title this summer.

She is an active student at Neshoba Central where she is in the Beta, Spanish and Bible clubs and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She is also active in Leadership Neshoba and the Crown Club of Junior Auxiliary.

Miss Phillips plans to attend Mississippi College following graduation and pursue a medical degree.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, running, singing and riding horses.

The 2014 Distinguished Young Woman of Neshoba County Tiarra Keylee Black, daughter of Jowaski and Tina Black, entertained during Saturday's program along with Molly Bailey.