Participants

Distinguished Young Women participants come from all walks of life, but they have one thing in common: the desire to succeed. Below are the Distinguished Young Women of DeKalb County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Bethany Bares

High School: Fort Payne High School

College Preference:

Career Goals: Medical Field

Talent: Piano  (I Giorni , by Ludovico Einaudi)

Brittany Barr

High School: Fyffe high

College Preference: Alabama

Career Goals: Sports Physician

Talent: Speech  (Woman\'s rights , by Naomi Wolf)

Joslynn Hillis

High School: Cornerstone Christian Academy

College Preference:

Career Goals: Law School

Talent: Flute (Phantom of the Opera, by Andrew Lloyd Webber)

Ashley Morales

High School: Fort Payne High School

College Preference: The University of Alabama

Career Goals: Speech Pathologist

Talent: Tumbling 

Elle Patterson

High School: Fort Payne High School

College Preference: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Career Goals: Elementary Edu. or Occupational Pediatric Therapy

Talent: Dramatic  (Wizard of Oz , by L. Frank Baum)

Nadia Powell

High School: Fyffe

College Preference: Undecided.

Career Goals: Undecided, but I hope to be involved in fashion.

Talent: Tumbling 

Clancey Rice

High School: Plainview High School

College Preference: University of Alabama in Birmingham

Career Goals: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Talent: Vocal/Theatrical (Defying Gravity from Wicked, by Idina Menzel/Stephen Schwartz)

Kaitlyn Shankles

High School: Plainview

College Preference: Jacksonville State University

Career Goals: Elementary teacher

Talent: singing while playing piano (Desperado, by The Eagles)

Meliena Slaton

High School: Geraldine High School

College Preference: University of Tampa

Career Goals: Marine Biologist specializing in Sea Turtles

Talent: Lyrical/Contemporary Dance (Happy, by Leona Lewis)

Avery Smith

High School: Baylor

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent:  

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