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 Monroe County participants for the Class of 2019.

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Autumn Boger

High School: J F Shields High School

College Preference: Louisiana State University

Career Goals: Biology Pre-Med; Orthodontics

Talent: Lyrical Hip-Hop Routine (“Get Me Bodied” , by Alicia Keys, Beyonce)

Brianna Cruise

High School: J.U. Blacksher School

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Nurse Anesthetist

Talent: Lyrical Dance (“I’ve Been Loving You”, by Otis Redding)

Emma Gaston

High School: Monroe Academy

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Major in Music

Talent: Singing ("Change", by )

Kaylee Knight

High School: Monroe Academy

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Criminal Psychology/ Law

Talent: Monologue (“I Kissed a Boy Once” , by Wade Bradford)

Mariya McMillian

High School: Monroe County High School

College Preference: UAB or ASU

Career Goals: Nurse or Radiologist Tech

Talent: Singing ("Give Me You", by Shana Wilson)

Lauren Moore

High School: Monroe Academy

College Preference: Texas A&M University

Career Goals: Veterinarian

Talent: Musical Monologue (Kindergarten Love Song, by Drew Gasparini)

Martionna Salinas

High School: Monroe County

College Preference: The University of Aabama

Career Goals: My ambition is to be a writer.

Talent: A recitation of a poem (“My Talent”, by Martionna Salinas)

Rachel Snyder

High School: Monroe Academy

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Playing the saxophone (Music of the Night, by Andrew Lloyd Webber)

Rachael Williams

High School: J.U. Blacksher High School

College Preference: Jacksonville State University

Career Goals: Music Major

Talent: Playing Flute ("Badinerie", by Bach )

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