Fant completes first night of DYW competition

Connor Guyton
Lifestyles Reporter

Starkville native Tanner Fant is competing in Mobile, Alabama this weekend for the title of America's Distinguished Young Woman. Fant won the Starkville Distinguished Young Woman program in spring 2014 and Mississippi Distinguished Young Woman program last summer.
On Thursday night, Fant's group showcased their fitness and competed in self-expression. Tonight, the group will compete in the talent portion of the competition, where Fant will perform a lyrical dance routine to the song "Titanium." Preliminary awards will be given tonight and the top 10 contestants will compete in all three categories again on Saturday evening at 7 p.m.
All three nights of the competition will be broadcast live at