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 Jefferson County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Alanna Bradley

High School: Hewitt Trussville High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Music Educator

Talent: Flute (Fantasie Brillante, by )

Laura Burns

High School: Hoover High School

College Preference: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Lyrical/Contemporary Dance (Daughter, by Sleeping At Last)

Reagan Clark

High School: Mountain Brook High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: To run a successful political campaign

Talent: Lyrical Dance (Can't Help Falling in Love, by Haley Reinhart)

Finlay Coupland

High School: Clay Chalkville High School

College Preference: Samford University

Career Goals: Journalism and Theatre

Talent: Lyrical Dance (I Bet You Don't Curse God, by Christina Grimmie)

Isabel Estes

High School: Homewood High School

College Preference: Birmingham Southern College

Career Goals: Entrepreneur

Talent: Contemporary Dance (Human, by Rag'n'Bone Man)

Sarah Gladney

High School: Mountain Brook High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Criminal Prosecution Lawyer

Talent: Vocal/Dance (Hit Me With a Hot Note, by Duke Ellington)

Caroline Green

High School: Vestavia Hills High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Veterinarian

Talent: Lyrical Dance (Who You Are, by Jessie J)

Sydney Grubbs

High School: Vestavia Hills High School

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Veterinarian

Talent: Monologue (Elliot the Elephant, by Self Authored)

Reagan Handley

High School: Gardendale High School

College Preference: Auburn University or Birmingham Southern College

Career Goals: Cardiologist

Talent: Acro Jazz Dance (You Can't Stop the Beat- Glee Version, by )

Natalie Harris

High School: John Carroll Catholic High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Business

Talent: Jazz Dance (Latch, by )

Joanna Hotten

High School: Vestavia Hills High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Nursing, music, health fitness

Talent: Violin (Czardas, by )

Senna House

High School: Hoover High School

College Preference: The University of Alabama

Career Goals: Sports Broadcaster/Journalist

Talent: Original Monologue  (To Love and Be Loved, by Self-written)

Katherine Jackson

High School: John Carroll Catholic High School

College Preference: Spelman College

Career Goals: Physical Therapist

Talent: Jazz Dance (Tightrope, by Janelle Monae)

Della Jones

High School: Briarwood Christian High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Architecture

Talent: Vocal/Guitar (My Favorite Things, by )

Virginia Macoy

High School: Vestavia Hills High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Interior Designer

Talent: Contemporary Ballet (Storm's End, by )

Celena McLaren

High School: Hoover High School

College Preference: Villanova University

Career Goals: Politician

Talent: Ballet en Pointe (Odalisque, by )

Nicole Plaia

High School: John Carroll Catholic High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Jazz Dance (Don't Rain on My Parade, by )

Sophie Sabri

High School: Vestavia Hills High School

College Preference: Texas Christian University

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Monologue (The World Through My Lens , by Original)

Brooke Tarrant

High School: Vestavia Hills High School

College Preference: College of William and Mary

Career Goals: Neurologist

Talent: Lyrical Dance (Thy Will - Hillary Scott and the Scott Family, by Brooke Tarrant)

Emma Tosney

High School: Hoover High School

College Preference: Samford University

Career Goals: Ministry

Talent: Vocal Performance (Not About Angels, by Birdy)

Sarah Zhao

High School: Vestavia Hills High School

College Preference: Harvard College

Career Goals: Physician- Scientist

Talent: Piano (Valse Scherzo , by )

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