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 Shelby County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Elizabeth Elliott

High School: Briarwood Christian School

College Preference: University of Georgia

Career Goals: Biology - Pre Med

Talent: Piano (Bama Boogie, by Arranged by Geni Skendo)

Addison Fuller

High School: Pelham High School

College Preference: Huntingdon College

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Baton Twirling  (Baby I'm a Star , by Prince & The Revolution )

Alyssa Gruman

High School: Oak Mountain

College Preference: Vanderbilt

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Colorguard Routine (Try Everything, by Shakira)

Kathryn King

High School: Spain Park High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Piano (Beach Buggy Boogie, by Martha Mier (arranged by Ryan Brewer))

Mary Helen Lang

High School: Chelsea high school

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Dance/ballet (Ballet, by Monica Smith)

Olivia Railey

High School: Thompson High school

College Preference: UAB

Career Goals: ophthalmology

Talent: Dance (Billy Jean, by Micheal Jackson )

Caroline Rice

High School: Spain Park

College Preference: Auburn

Career Goals: Photojournalist

Talent: Flute Performance (Andante Pastoral, by Paul Taffanel)

Hunter Rush

High School: Oak Mountain High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Engineering

Talent: Baton twirling  ("That Man" by Caro Emerald, by )

Victoria Scroggins

High School: Evangel Classical Christian School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Broadcast Journalist

Talent: Singing and playing piano (Mercy, by Shawn Mendez)

Molly Steele

High School: Pelham High School

College Preference: Auburn University, University of Louisville

Career Goals: pediatrician/NICU nurse

Talent: Violin (Russian Fantasy , by )

Alexis Witherspoon

High School: Spain Park High School

College Preference: Spelman College

Career Goals: Cardio-thoracic Surgeon

Talent: Monologue (Homeless Girl, by Kim Thomas)

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