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 Houston County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Joneisha Carmichael

High School: Northview High School

College Preference: University of Southern California

Career Goals: Professional Dancer

Talent: Dance (Contemporary, by )

Taylor Dillard

High School: Providence Christian School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Early Education Teacher

Talent: Acrobatics (Have You Ever Been In Love , by Celine Dion)

Polly Glass

High School: Rehobeth High School

College Preference: Faulkner University

Career Goals: Occupational Therapist

Talent: Singing a Broadway musical ("Popular", by Wicked)

Mikaela Grant

High School: Dothan High School

College Preference: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Career Goals: Nurse, RN, BSN; Surgical Nurse

Talent: CPR 

Jamillah Kinsey

High School: Northview High School

College Preference: Howard University

Career Goals: Entertainment Lawyer

Talent: Singing (Jennifer Hudson, by )

Amelia Reese Lisenby

High School: Houston Academy

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: OBGYN/Reproductive Endocrinologist

Talent: Lyrical Pointe  (Fight Song, by Lovey James)

Mary Hinson Mims

High School: Houston Academy

College Preference: Southern Methodist University

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Dance (Heaven is a Place on Earth, by Katie Thompson)

Zeba Qureshi

High School: Northview High School

College Preference: Troy University, UAB, Auburn University

Career Goals: Physical Therapy, OBGYN

Talent: Piano  (Batman , by Danny Elfman, Elliot Goldenthal, arr. Rhenella Smith)

Savannah Sapp

High School: Rehobeth High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: I aspire to become a physical therapist.

Talent: Baton Twirling ( Confident by Demi Lovato, by Choreography by: Savannah Sapp)

Ju\'Neau Scott

High School: Dothan High School

College Preference: Tuskegee University

Career Goals: Obtain a Master's Degree in Psychology

Talent: Spoken Word (, by Ju'Neau Scott)

Raeleigh Swann

High School: Providence Christian

College Preference: Duke University

Career Goals: Law or Behavioral Analysis

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

Cathryn Waller

High School: Cottonwood High School

College Preference: University of Texas in Austin

Career Goals: College History professor

Talent: Stand-Up Comedy (Original Piece, by Cathryn Waller)

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