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 2021.

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Abigail Allarde

High School: John Carroll Catholic High School

College Preference: University of West Florida

Career Goals: Be a music professor and compose choral pieces

Talent: Ukulele and Vocal Performance  (La Vie en Rose, by Edith Piaf)

Allison Ayers

High School: Chelsea High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Mechanical Engineer

Talent: Acro-Jazz Dance (Soul Bossa Nova, by Choreographed by Jennifer Friedman)

Maci Martens

High School: Spain Park High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Major in Education or Nursing

Talent: Dancing (Perfect Day, by Hoku)

Lauren McCombs

High School: Thompson High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Law and Politics

Talent: Vocal Performance (Don’t Rain On My Parade, by Julie Styne/Barbra Streisand)

Anna Morris

High School: Spain Park High School

College Preference: Baylor University

Career Goals: Lawyer or CEO

Talent: Singing (Invisible, by Hunter Hayes)

Virginia Worthington

High School: Briarwood Christian School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: To one day own my own business

Talent: Song played on piano (Original Song - All We Need, by Virginia Worthington)

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