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 2018.

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Shelby Ackerman

High School: DuPont Manual High School

College Preference: UK, University of Central Florida

Career Goals: Elementary teacher

Talent: Dance 

Talia Alvarez del Sol

High School: male high school

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: ER doctor

Talent: cello player 

Ellen Blackwell

High School: duPont Manual High School

College Preference: Belmont University

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Vocal/Guitar (Untiitled Original Composition, by Myself)

Katie Boggs

High School: DuPont Manual High School

College Preference: Baldwin Wallace, Pennsylvania State University

Career Goals: Major in Musical Theatre

Talent: Vocal (Think of Me, by Phantom of the Opera)

Kaylee Coleman

High School: Louisville Male High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Work in a history museum ( unsure )

Talent: Flute  (Konzert in G, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Shonta Crittenden

High School: Louisville Male High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Dance Instructor

Talent:  

Jessica Davis

High School: Whitefield Academy

College Preference: Indiana university southeast

Career Goals: Pediatric Surgeon

Talent:  

Vidhi Desai

High School: Eastern High

College Preference: UK or University of Louisville

Career Goals: Business Marketing Manager

Talent: Bollywood Dance 

Emily Doyle

High School: Louisville Male High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Biology Major

Talent: Piano (Hallelujah , by Leonard Cohen)

Kendall DuLaney

High School: Louisville Male High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky, University of Cincinnati

Career Goals: Dance Studio Owner, Dance Therapist

Talent: Dance (River by Bishop Briggs, by Lee Eaves Mitchell)

Sowmya Gangyshetty

High School: duPont Manual

College Preference: Yale

Career Goals: Attorney

Talent: Dance  (Indian fusion , by Sowmya Gangyshetty)

Makya Griffin

High School: Western high school

College Preference: University of Louisville

Career Goals: Performing arts School founder

Talent: Vocal music (You have it all, by Makya Griffin )

Ariel Howard

High School: Louisville Male High School

College Preference: UAB, U of L, Spelman

Career Goals: Anesthesiologist

Talent: Vocal (Flying Without Wings, by Ruben Studdard)

Brittany Johnson

High School:

College Preference: Elon University/Shenandoah University/UCF

Career Goals: Musical theatre, dance and theatre education

Talent: Monologue ("Fire the Boys", by Gabriel Davis (from Hello, Goodbye, Peace))

RoDijett Jones

High School: DuPont Manual High School

College Preference: Roosevelt University or Samford University

Career Goals: Musical Theatre , Music

Talent: vocal  (Listen, by Beyonce)

Morgan O'Daniel

High School: Atherton

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent:  

Megan Oyler

High School: Dupont Manual High School

College Preference: Western Kentucky University

Career Goals: Communications/ Broadcasting

Talent: Vocal (Woman from the Pirate Queen, by Claude-Michel Sch√∂nberg and Alain Boublil)

Danielle Sinkhorn

High School:

College Preference: NKU (SOTA)

Career Goals: Performer

Talent: Song (Kindergarten Love song, by )

Harshini Sirvisetty

High School: duPont Manual High School

College Preference: University of Cincinnati

Career Goals: Physician

Talent: Dance (Nagada Sang Dhol, by Ram-Leela)

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