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 Nelson County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Ariel Becker

High School: Bethlehem

College Preference: Bellarmine University

Career Goals: Pediatric Oncologist

Talent: Original Poetry (Passionate, No Accident, by Ariel Becker)

Grace Calhoun

High School: Thomas Nelson High School

College Preference: The University of Mississippi

Career Goals: Forensic Chemist

Talent: Acrobatic Dance (Nothing Else Matters by Apocalyptica , by Grace Calhoun and Alexa Hill)

Kirsten Crepps

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: Asbury University

Career Goals: Occupational Therapy and enlist in the military

Talent: Basketball 

Rose Downs

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Centre College or Hanover College

Career Goals: Pre-Medicine and Art

Talent: Monologue  (One Day at a Time, by Maggie Downs)

Abigail Downs

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Centre College and Hanover College

Career Goals: Early Childhood Education/Special Education/Art

Talent: Speed Art  (Golden Gate Bridge , by Abby Downs)

Hannah Edlin

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Medical Feild

Talent: Vocal Performance  (Turning Tables, by Adele )

Elizabeth Finn

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Piano (Tarantella in A minor, by Pieczonka)

Kelsey Greenwell

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Medical Field

Talent: Vocal Performance (The House That Built Me, by Miranda Lambert)

Elizabeth Hagan

High School: Thomas Nelson High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Orthopedic Surgeon

Talent: Piano (If You Believe, by Jim Brickman )

Eleanor Hagan

High School: Thomas Nelson High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Political speechwriter or a government lawyer.

Talent: Singing 

Erin Hardin

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Georgetown College/ University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Spanish Education

Talent: Vocal/Piano Performance (Lost Boy, by Ruth B.)

Sara Luckett

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Transylvania University

Career Goals: Medical field

Talent: Piano and Vocal (Hallelujah , by Leonard Cohen )

Grace Manley

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Transylvania

Career Goals: Major in Education with a Minor in English

Talent: Monologue  (The Diabetes Monologue, by Amy Gonsalves)

Caroline Middleton

High School: Thomas Nelson High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: OB/GYN or PICU Nurse

Talent: Monologue (Monologue, by Yvette Martin)

Lexi Morris

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Medical Field

Talent: Vocal Specialist (Miley Cyrus, by )

Alexandria O'Bryan

High School: Bethlehem

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Slam Poetry  (What Guys look for in girls, by Savannah Brown)

Lauren Roby

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky, Campbellsville University

Career Goals: Pharmacy or Nursing

Talent: Piano  (Rustle of Spring, by Christian Sinding)

Jessica Roller

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Criminal Justice Attorney

Talent: Vocal Presentation (Tim McGraw, by Taylor Swift)

Vivian Seeger

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Veterinarian or Forensic Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Piano  (Last Leaf Falls Synthesia Tutorial, by Lucas King )

Madelyn Washburn

High School: Nelson County High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Monologue (Nursing , by Kelley Johnson)

Kayla Yocum

High School: Thomas Nelson High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Neonatalogist

Talent: Lyrical Dance (Rise Up, by Jessica Hawkins)

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