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 At-Large participants for the Class of 2018.

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Emee Baldwin

High School: Addison High School

College Preference: University of Alabama in Hunstville

Career Goals: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Gymnastics Floor Routine (A Thousand Revelations, by Jorge Quintero)

Lauryn Bolton

High School: Sparta Academy

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Forensic/Crime Scene Investigator

Talent: Comedy Monologue (Lily Tomlin as "Edith Ann", by Leslie Bolton)

Chesley Bristow

High School: Boaz High School

College Preference: Lee University

Career Goals: Business Degree, Chiropractic

Talent: Vocal (What a Beautiful Name It is, by Hillsong Worship)

Riley Byars

High School: Sulligent HIgh School

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Addie Cardwell

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College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Pediatric Dentist

Talent: Lyrical Dance ("Stop and Stare", by One Republic)

Caroline Coleman

High School: Central High School of Clay County

College Preference: Samford University

Career Goals: U.S. Secretary of State

Talent: Tap Dance (, by Andrea Costa)

Amaya Cook

High School: Oxford High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Speech Pathology

Talent: Dance (Jazz Routine) (I\'d Rather Be Blind, by Beyoncé)

Maggie Daniel

High School: Benjamin Russell High School

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Global Business

Talent: Jazz Dance (Tightrope, by Janelle Monae)

Alexis Doll

High School: T.R. Miller High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Software Developer

Talent: Singing (The Prayer, by Andrea Bocelli & Céline Dion)

Sydney Eubanks

High School: Francis Marion School

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Laura Fields

High School: Tallassee High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Registered Nurse

Talent: Baton Twirling (Rhythm Throw That Girl Around / Show Me What You Got , by From The Broadway Musical Swing)

Lindsay Fincher

High School: Handley High School

College Preference: University of Alabama or Harvard University

Career Goals: Performer on Broadway

Talent: Jazz Dance (Baby I'm a Star, by Prince)

Lili Gonzales

High School: Benjamin Russell High School

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Lindsey Hardy

High School: Gordo High School

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Optometrist

Talent: Dance (Let Me Be Your Star, by Hannah Sheffield)

Shavondria Holifield

High School: Francis Marion School

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Shemeka Johnson

High School: Robert C Hatch High School

College Preference: University of West Alabama

Career Goals: Athletic Trainer

Talent: Dramatic Poem (Phenomenal Woman , by Maya Angelou )

Gabrielle Metz

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College Preference: Belmont University

Career Goals: Music Performance/Production

Talent: Singing (Blown Away, by Carrie Underwood)

Sarah Parker

High School: Chambers Academy

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Emily Smith

High School: Wilcox Academy

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Radiology

Talent: piano (Rhapsody in Blue, by George Gershwin)

Sara Stewart

High School: Lee Scott Academy

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: NICU Nurse or Occupational Therapist

Talent: Lyrical Dance (I Believe in You, by Micheal Buble)

Raeleigh Swann

High School: Providence Christian School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Law or Wireless Engineering

Talent: Tap Dancing (Stomping at the Savoy, by Swing! The Musical)

Roxie Weaver

High School: Sparta Academy

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Dentistry - Orthodontics

Talent: Jazz/Tumbling Dance ("Ease On Down The Road", by Diana Ross and Michael Jackson)

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