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 Louisville participants for the Class of 2019.

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Aaliyah Boller

High School: Louisville Male

College Preference: Howard University

Career Goals: Defense attorney

Talent: Found Poem (, by Martin Luther King Jr. )

Brooke-Anne Buckner

High School: Whitefield Academy

College Preference: Campbellsville, Bellermine, Asbury University

Career Goals: Criminal Psychology/Criminal Justice/Law/Teaching

Talent: dance (modern dance, by choreographer- Sara Nussbaum)

Annaliese Choi

High School: Ballard High

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Move out of KY and have my own makeup line

Talent:  

Tori Davidson

High School: Ballard High School

College Preference: Hampton University

Career Goals: Occupational Therapist

Talent: monolouge 

Emily Drury

High School: Louisville Male High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Cardiovascular Trama Surgeon

Talent: Sports (Volleyball, by )

Scout Grass

High School: Dupont Manual High Schools

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Musical Theatre (Singing, Dancing, Acting, by )

Lauren Harris

High School: Whitefield Academy

College Preference: University of Kentucky, Xavier University or Berea

Career Goals: Pediatric Neurosurgeon (medical missionary)

Talent: Reading a self-written piece (, by Lauren Harris (original))

Dailey Harris

High School: Central Hardin High School

College Preference: Western Kentucky University

Career Goals: Communications, Journalism, and Intern. Studies

Talent: Glockenspiel (What a Wonderful World, by Louis Armstrong)

Elise Hiegel

High School: duPont Manual High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Child Psychiatrist

Talent: Vocal (“With You”, by Ghost the Musical (David A. Stewart, Glen Ballard))

DeJa'Nae Jackson

High School: Central high school

College Preference: Howard University

Career Goals: Physical Therapy

Talent: Spoken Poetry (Creative Beauty, by )

Makiah King

High School: Louisville Male High School

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Violin (Hungarian Dance , by Johannes Brahms )

Jillian Shaw

High School:

College Preference: Transylvania University

Career Goals: Sociology

Talent: Strings and Vocal music ("Someday" Hunchback of Notre Dame Stage Musical, by Alan Menken)

Vaibhavi Venkataramanan

High School: duPont Manual High School

College Preference: University of Cincinnati, Vanderbilt University

Career Goals: Doctor

Talent: Indian Dance 

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