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 Dallas County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Kendra Angion

High School: Dallas County High School

College Preference: Alabama State University

Career Goals: Elementary Education

Talent: Tap Dance (Rockin' Robin, by The Jackson 5)

Nia Brooks

High School: Dallas County High School

College Preference: Samford University

Career Goals: Pharmacist

Talent: Tap (Melody through the decades, by Self Choreographed)

Hannah Free

High School: John T. Morgan Academy

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Dance  (Proud Mary, by Tina Turner)

McKenzie Horton

High School: John Tyler Morgan Academy

College Preference: Judson College

Career Goals: Elementary Education and Equestrian Therapy

Talent: Dance/tap (Walking on Sunshine, by Katrina and The Wave)

JaKiah Purdie

High School: Selma High School

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Speech Therapist or Early Childhood Education

Talent: Ballet Pointe  ("All I Ask", by Adele )

Roshadia Purifoy

High School: Dallas County High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Vocal Presentation (" Piece by Piece", by Kelly Clarkson)

T'Keyah Reeves

High School: Selma High School

College Preference: Wallace Community College Selma

Career Goals: Certified Nursing Assistant

Talent: Clarinet (Melodies of R&B, by Bruna Mars and Mint Condition)

Maya Salone

High School: Selma High School

College Preference: Troy,UWA,or Tuskegee

Career Goals: Journalism or Event Planning

Talent: Singing  (Flashlight, by Jessie J. )

Kellee Scheer

High School: John T. Morgan Academy

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: chemical engineer

Talent: piano (Polonaise in A-flat Major, Op. 53, by Frédéric Chopin)

Jailyn Shepard

High School: Selma High School

College Preference: Spelman College or UAB (Biomedical Science)

Career Goals: Doctor

Talent: Singing ("One Moment In Time", by Whitney Houston)

Louise Stewart

High School: John T. Morgan Academy

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Registered Dietitian

Talent: Lyrical dance (Shelter, by Birdy)

Shameerica Watts

High School: Selma High School

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Athletic Training

Talent: Extreme Cheer Routine (Mix of different songs, by Various Artists)

Ann Yocum

High School: John Tyler Morgan Academy

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Speech Pathology

Talent: Lyrical Dance (Rise Up, by Andra Day)

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