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 Mobile County participants for the Class of 2022.

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Ashley Allen

High School: Mary G. Montgomery High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Civil Engineering

Talent: Clarinet (No.1. Andante cantabile (Measures No.1-19 and No.30-32), by Cyrille Rose)

Alexis Blackwell

High School: Alma Bryant High School

College Preference: UAB, Auburn

Career Goals: Doctor of Physical Therapy

Talent: Lyrical Dance (Rise, by Pentatonix)

Teanna Cade

High School: Theodore High School

College Preference: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Career Goals: Medical Lawyer

Talent: Poetry (Unbreakable, by Teanna cade)

Jalynn Chance

High School: Saraland High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Nurse Anesthetist

Talent: Piano (Hedwigs Theme, by John Williams )

Emma Curl

High School: Baker High School

College Preference: Louisiana State University

Career Goals: Special education teacher

Talent: Dancing (“I Don’t think About you”, by Kelly Clarkson)

Azure Daly

High School: Mobile Christian School

College Preference: Spelman College

Career Goals: Operations Research Analyst

Talent: Monologue Rendition (Poetry / Dramatic , by Clara Johnson )

Sydney Davis

High School: Baker High School

College Preference: The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

Career Goals: Counseling Psychologist

Talent: Flute  (“Canzona”, by Ferdinando Bertoni)

Ansley Duke

High School: Davidson High School

College Preference: Unsure

Career Goals: Environmental Science/Coastal Studies

Talent: Performance en pointe (Cinderella, Op. 87, Act I: No. 13, the Summer Fairy, by Sergei Porkofiev)

Winter Dykes

High School: Fruitdale high school

College Preference: No preference

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Comedy 

Victoria Ferington

High School: McGill-toolen

College Preference: University of Alabama in Birmingham, Vanderbilt

Career Goals: NICU nurse

Talent: Contemporary Dance (Contemporary , by Matt Hackman )

Sophie Formwalt

High School: W.P. Davidson High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Psychologist

Talent: Ballet en pointe (Concerto for Strings and Basso Continuo in A Major, by Renaissance Chamber Orchestra)

Torrance Goleman

High School:

College Preference: Chapman University

Career Goals: Unit Production Manager (UPM) in film making

Talent: Dance (Baby, by Bakermat)

Danielle Gray

High School: Mary G Montgomery

College Preference: University of Southern Mississippi

Career Goals: Medical field

Talent: Lyrical Dance (Reckless Love, by Cory Asbury)

Grace Greenwood

High School: McGill-Toolen Catholic HS

College Preference: Belmont University

Career Goals: Music Education

Talent: Classical Voice  ("Mein Herr Marquis", by Johann Strauss II)

Makayla Howard

High School: Mary G. Montgomery High School

College Preference: Colleges with a good Engineer program

Career Goals: Architectural

Talent: Flag Routine (September, by Earth, Wind & Fire)

Sarah Knight

High School: Mobile Academy of Virtual Learning

College Preference: Ringling College of Art and Design

Career Goals: Animator

Talent: Ukulele  (House of Gold , by Twenty One Pilots )

Maia Leonard

High School: Faith Academy

College Preference:

Career Goals: Occupational Therapist

Talent: Cheer (Queen, by We Will Rock You)

Alli Merryman

High School: Alma Bryant High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Army Small Animal Veterinarian

Talent: Sign Language Song (I Can Only Imagine , by MercyMe)

Abigail Murray

High School: Mary G. Montgomery

College Preference: South Alabama/Auburn/Mississippi State

Career Goals: Dermatologist/Plastic Surgeon

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

Kaitlyn Norris

High School: Alma Bryant High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Speech Pathology

Talent: Lyrical Dance (“Hold Me While You Wait” Lewis Capaldi, by Kaitlyn Norris)

Amber Silvers

High School: Baker High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Baton Twirling Routine (Runaway Baby, by Bruno Mars)

Allie Sprinkle

High School: Mary G Montgomery

College Preference: University of South Alabama

Career Goals: Physician’s Assistant

Talent: Dance/Acrobatic (Problem (Workout Mix), by Ariana Grande)

Abigail Swain

High School: St. Paul's

College Preference: Wofford

Career Goals: Veterinarian

Talent: Violin performance (Tales of the Wind, by Taylor Davis)

Kennedy Voloshik

High School: Mary G Montgomery High School

College Preference: South Alabama, UAB, or southern miss

Career Goals: Dental Hygienist or Rehab Therapist

Talent: Dance  (lyrical dance to Piece by Piece , by Kelly Clarkson)

Isabella White

High School: Mary G. Montgomery

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Labor and Delivery RN

Talent: Dance (Breathe me, by Sia)

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