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South and West Young Achiever

| Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003

Sara Bowers

Residence: West Mifflin

Age: 17

Family: Parents David and Janice Bowers; sister Kahla is a sophomore at West Mifflin Area High School.

Education: Senior at West Mifflin Area High School

Noteworthy: The school district announced that Bowers was a finalist in the Pennsylvania Outstanding Young Women's Scholarship program. She will compete for the Outstanding Young Woman title the week of Nov. 24 in Reading, Berks County.

Activities: Bowers has a 4.2 grade point average. Bowers is a ballet dancer for the Steel City Academy of Dance in Duquesne. She is a fourth-year high school cheerleader and a part of the pep club.

Quote: "To be chosen as a finalist in the upcoming program has been an honor. I feel privileged to be able to represent Allegheny County in such a prestigious competition where talent and academics are the foundation of success."

-- Erik Siemers

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