Havre native Tricia Williams took first place in the Young Careerist competition held at the Montana Business and Professional Women District III spring conference in Great Falls on March 23.
The competition is open to young career women between the ages of 21 and 35 and consists of a speak-off and interview.
Williams will advance to the state competition May 17 in Bozeman. She is a graduate of Havre High School and Montana State University-Northern. Williams is employed at the Golden Triange Community Mental Health Center in Shelby as a case manager and lives in Chester.