"Young Homemaker of the Year" Award 

Established in 1952, the contest from the Girls' Clubs of America was nationwide and newsworthy. Quietly, the name of the award was formally changed to "Girl of the Year" in 1963.

 Honor Roll

Barbara Faye Swanson, 16,   of Jamestown, NY - 1952

Kathy Szczebak, 12,  of Springfield, MO - 1953

1954 - unknown

1955 - unknown

Peggy Lovic - 1956

1957 - unknown

Aloma Qualls, 16, of Wichita Falls, TX - 1958

Helen Lommasson, 16, of Fort Smith, AR - 1959

Frances "Cookie" Stone, 17, of Connecticut - 1960

Faye Pearce, 15, of Newport News, VA - 1961

Sally Finn, 15, of Greenfield, MA - 1962

 




Barbara Faye Swanson of Jamestown, NY was the first "Young Homemaker of the Year" in 1952



Barbara even made the cover of People Weekly



Aloma Qualls of Wichita Falls, TX won in 1958 and met
First Lady Mamie Eisenhower



 

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