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 Marion County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Kalei Cox

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Western Kentucky University

Career Goals: Athletic Trainer

Talent: Singing 

Olivia Edlin

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: University of Louisville

Career Goals: MSN with Pediatric Oncology Focus

Talent: Signing/Vocal Presentation (Read All About It, Part III, by Emeli Sande`)

Alice Farmer

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Western Kentucky University

Career Goals: Financial Advisor

Talent: Spoon Presentation (Hound Dog, by Elvis Presley)

Isabella Glasscock

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Campbellsville University

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Musical-Steel Drum (Jump in the Line, by Harry Belafonte)

Callie Gribbins

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: University of Louisville

Career Goals: Child Psychologist

Talent: Hula dance (Song from Moana , by Disney)

Laney Hall

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky and Auburn University

Career Goals: Veterinarian

Talent: Vocal Presentation (How Great Thou Art, by Carrie Underwood)

Kameron Hall

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: University of Louisville

Career Goals: Game design/ Entrepreneur/ Cosmetologist

Talent: Vocal Presentation  (Reflections , by Mulan)

Leah Hazelwood

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: University of Chicago

Career Goals: Corporate or Civil Rights Attorney

Talent: Vocal Performance  (Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story, by Lin Manuel Miranda)

Katherine Higdon

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Undergrad-Campbellsville University/Grad-U of K

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Dramatic Song Interpretation (Rise Up, by Andra Day)

Elizabeth Hughes

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: undecided

Career Goals: undecided

Talent: Guitar Solo (Classical Gas, by Tommy Emmanuel)

Madison Johnson

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: BCTC/UK

Career Goals: Attorney

Talent: Vocal Presentation  (Blue Bayou, by Linda Ronstandt)

Harmony Lanham

High School:

College Preference: University of Louisville

Career Goals: Foreign Diplomat

Talent: Vocal performance  (Don't Rain On My Parade, by Bob Merill/ Jule Styne)

Taylor Leake

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: undecided

Career Goals: undecided

Talent: Monologue (Barbie Monologue, by Haley Calderon)

Mary May

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Trend Setters Academy of Beauty Culture

Career Goals: Cosmetology

Talent: Dramatic Monologue (Where's My Prince Charming? , by D.M. Larson)

Chloe May

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Campbellsville University

Career Goals: Obstetric Nurse

Talent: Drum Presentation  (Sharp Dressed Man , by ZZ Top)

Jane Palagi

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Western Kentucky University or Bellarmine

Career Goals: Pharmacist or a Chemical Engineer

Talent: Vocal Presentation  (For Good, by Stephen Schwartz)

Caroline Piekarski

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Vanderbilt University

Career Goals: Dentist

Talent: Piano Presentation (Raindrop Prelude, by Chopin)

Sydney Reisinger

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Western Kentucky University

Career Goals: Social Work

Talent: Piano Presentation  (You Raise Me Up, by Rolf Lovland and Brendan Grahm)

Tatum Riggs

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Campbellsville University

Career Goals: Liscensed Cosmetologist

Talent: Guitar & Vocal Presentation (You Raise Me Up, by Josh Groban)

Hannah Shoemake

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Elizabethtown College (ECTC) & BCTC

Career Goals: Registered Nurse

Talent: Speed Painting  (Blue Suede Shoes, by Elvis Presley )

Kaylee Thomas

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Western Kentucky University

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Piano Presentation  (Rondo Alla Turca, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart )

Cassandra Thomas

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Career Goals: Astronomer: NASA employee

Talent: Piano Presentation  (A Distant Memory, by Cassandra Thomas (myself))

Riley Wayland

High School: Marion County High School

College Preference: Campbellsville University

Career Goals: Physical Therapy

Talent: Vocal Presentation (Frank Sinatra , by )

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