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 Alabama participants for the Class of 2021.

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Emma Keith

Autauga

City: Deatsville

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Marketing Executive

Talent: Acro/Jazz Routine (Can't Stop the Beat , by Marc Shaiman)

Hannah Lee

Baldwin

City: Daphne

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: OBGYN/ Pediatrician

Talent: Dance (Pointe) (“Fight Song”, by The Vitamin String Quartet)

Matelyn Alston

Bibb

City: Centreville

College Preference: University of South Alabama

Career Goals: Dermatology

Talent: Jazz/Acrobatic Performance ("Sing,Sing,Sing" , by Benny Goodman)

Dannah Dawson

Bullock

City: Banks

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Talent: Hip Hop Dance (Say So, by )

Katelyn Stinson

Butler

City: Georgiana

College Preference: University of Mobile

Career Goals: Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Vocal Performance (What a Beautiful Name , by Hillsong )

Hannah Ellison

Chilton

City: Jemison

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Mental Health Therapist

Talent: Violin (Violin Concerto in G Major, by Joseph Haydn)

Callie Clark

Choctaw

City: Gilbertown

College Preference: University Of Alabama

Career Goals: Physician

Talent: Piano Solo (Classical - Solfeggietto, by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach)

Kathryn Raybon

Clarke

City: Jackson

College Preference: The University of Alabama

Career Goals: Doctor of Orthopedic Medicine

Talent: Monologue (The Stepsister Speaks Out, by Peg Kehret)

Macy Bell

Clay

City: Lineville

College Preference: Jacksonville State University or University of Al.

Career Goals: Neonatal Nurse

Talent: Dance (A contemporary dance to Carry Me Home , by Preformed by The Sweeplings)

Anna Embry

Cleburne

City: Heflin

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Math major, Actuary

Talent: Dance (Contemporary Christian, by Lauren Daigle)

Mary Cam Burg

Coffee

City: Enterprise

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Worship Leadership

Talent: Vocal performance  (“Time To Say Goodbye”, by Francesco Sartori and Lucio Quarantotto)

Lauren Vance

Colbert County

City: Muscle Shoals

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Pharmaceutical Sciences, emphasizing in pediatrics

Talent: Piano Performance (Prelude in C, by Johann Sebastian Bach)

Anna Watson

Conecuh

City: Evergreen

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Optometry

Talent: Lyrical Dance (One Moment in Time, by Whitney Houston )

Ada Short

Covington

City: Andalusia

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Neurologist

Talent: Piano - Concerto No.1  (Tchaikovsky Concerto No.1 , by Clarice Rainer)

Julia Botelho

Crenshaw

City: Luverne

College Preference:

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Chloe Carter

Cullman

City: Cullman

College Preference: University of Alabama / Julliard

Career Goals: Professional dancer and choreographer

Talent: Jazz dance (sing sing sing, by )

Julia Adams

Dale

City: Ozark

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: To Become a Nurse

Talent: Singing/Theatrical Performance (Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair, by Rodgers & Hammerstein)

Mary Alan Ousley

Dallas

City: Selma

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Jazz Dance (All That Jazz, by Chicago the Musical)

Maggie Groat

DeKalb

City: Fort Payne

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Physical Therapist

Talent: Singing (What the World Needs Now, by Hal David)

Carly Hornsby

Elmore

City: Tallassee

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Medical Profession

Talent: Lyrical Dance (You Say, by Lauren Daigle)

olivia blackmon

Escambia

City: castleberry

College Preference: University of Alabama At Birmingham

Career Goals: Biology Teacher and Long Distance Running coach

Talent: Broadway Skit (Don’t Rain on My parade , by Funny Girl)

Lily Pounders

Franklin County

City: Russellville

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Jazz/Acro Dance (The Way You Make Me Feel, by Michael Jackson)

Ally Price

Geneva

City: Slocomb

College Preference: Troy University or Auburn University

Career Goals: FBI Victim Specialist

Talent: Vocal Performance (, by "She Used To Be Mine" Sara Bareilles)

Abigail Taylor

Henry

City: HEADLAND

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Cyber Security

Talent: Baton Twirling  (Routine to “Classic” by MKTO, by Choreography by Abigail Taylor)

Hannah Seales

Houston County, AL

City: Dothan

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Interior Designer and Event Planner

Talent: Singing (Gimmie Gimmie from the Broadway Musical Thoroughly Modern Millie, by Music by Jeanine Tesori, Lyrics by Dick Scanlan)

Erin Lutomski

Jefferson

City: Hoover

College Preference: Auburn University or Indiana University

Career Goals: Professional Ballerina and Cognitive Psychologist

Talent: Dance - (Ballet en pointe) (La Esmeralda , by Jules Perrot (creator) and Cesare Pugni (music))

Zoie McGuyer

Lauderdale County

City: Florence

College Preference: Hope College, Point Park University, Auburn Univer

Career Goals: Professional Dancer / Business Owner

Talent: Tap Routine  (I Got The Music In Me , by KiKi Dee Band )

Morgan Carroll

Lawrence County

City: Moulton

College Preference: Jacksonville State University

Career Goals: Human resource management

Talent: Contemporary dance (Shine, by Birdy)

Mary Helen Miller

Lee

City: Auburn

College Preference: Samford University

Career Goals: Criminal Law

Talent: Clarinet (Canzonetta Op.19, by Gabriel Pierné)

Sneha Subramani

Limestone

City: Madison

College Preference: University of Alabama at Tusculoosa

Career Goals: Lawyer, with Political Science and Economics Major

Talent: Dance form of Bharatanatyam (Kalinga Naratana Tillana, by Preethy Mahesh)

Faith Lane

Lowndes County

City: Lowndesboro

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Veterinary Medicine

Talent: Musical (80s Medley, by Faith Lane/ Kurt McKinney)

Claire Congo

Madison

City: Madison

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Physician

Talent: Vocal Performance (Welcome Home, by Joel Higgins, Martin Silvestri, and )

Abigayle Quinney

Marengo

City: Demopolis

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry

Talent: Acoustic Guitar (Hallelujah, by Leonard Cohen)

Millie-Claire Woodard

Marshall

City: Albertville

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Forensics

Talent: Jazz dance (“Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, by Pentatonix )

Laura Kate Tharp

Mobile County

City: Mobile

College Preference: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Career Goals: Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Talent: Classical Ballet en pointe (Gigue from Sonata, Op. 5, No. 9 by Arcangelo Corelli, by Choreographer Sydney Adams )

Harlee Moses

Monroe County

City: Monroeville

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: dental hygienist

Talent: Vocal (Lead Me to the Cross, by Hillsong United )

Ella Kirkland

Montgomery

City: Montgomery

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Mental Health Counselor

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

Anna Swindell

Morgan

City: Decatur

College Preference: Mississippi College

Career Goals: Educator

Talent: Public Speaking (Original Speech, by Anna Swindell)

McKinley Fuller

Perry

City: Selma

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Physical Therapy

Talent: Singing (Hallelujah , by Tori Kelly)

Kaci Henders

Pickens

City: Gordo

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Scenic Designer

Talent: Baton Twirling (Victorious, by Panic! At the Disco, by Kaci Henders)

Addison Garrott

Pike

City: Troy

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: PhD in English

Talent: Jazz/Acrobatic Solo (Hey Pachuco! by the Royal Crown Revue, by SheBANG!! Clog and Dance Company)

Lauren McCombs

Shelby

City: Alabaster

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Law and Politics

Talent: Vocal Performance (Don’t Rain On My Parade, by Julie Styne/Barbra Streisand)

Caroline Skellett

St. Clair

City: Springville

College Preference: Samford University

Career Goals: Advanced Nursing

Talent: Tap Dance (Dr. Jazz, by Gregory Hines)

Ella Brooks

Talladega

City: Sylacauga

College Preference: The University of Alabama or Auburn University

Career Goals: Become a practicing lawyer

Talent: Baton Twirling (Conga , by Gloria Estefan)

Macy Daniel

Tallapoosa

City: Alexander City

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Cosmetic Dermatologist

Talent: Dance (Baby I'm a Star, by )

Leslie Blakney

Tuscaloosa

City: Northport

College Preference: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Career Goals: Medical School, Surgery

Talent: Dance (Incomplete, by James Bay)

Virginia Posey

Walker County

City: Parrish

College Preference: University of North Alabama

Career Goals: Communications

Talent: Singing 

Karsyn Wiley

Washington

City: Millry

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Singing (Somewhere Over the Rainbow, by Harold Arlen in the style of Ariana Grande)

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