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 2019.

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Hannah Avery

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: University of Oklahoma

Career Goals: Attorney

Talent: Tap Dance  ("You Did It", by Jason Mraz )

Olivia Bickett

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: University of Louisville

Career Goals: Social Activist

Talent: Piano (Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto (Opening Theme Piano Arrangement), by Allan Small )

Jordan Cross

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: Bellarmine University

Career Goals: Physical Therapist

Talent: Vocal Performance (My Favorite Things, by Julie Andrews)

Alexandra Duenzl

High School:

College Preference: University of Louisville

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Singing/Guitar (Killing Me Softly , by The Fugees)

Amber Keene

High School: Nelson County

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Registered Nurse

Talent: Speed Painting 

Haley Kennedy

High School: Thomas Nelson High School

College Preference: Liberty University

Career Goals: Physical Therapist

Talent: Monologue (, by Steve Maraboli)

Brienna Kinnison

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Morehead State University

Career Goals: Sonographer

Talent: Vocal Performance ("Can't Help Falling in Love", by Elvis Presley)

Jayden Mattingly

High School: Thomas Nelson High School

College Preference: Western Kentucky University

Career Goals: Teacher

Talent: Lyrical Dance  (A Million Reasons , by Lady Gaga)

Maranda McCormick

High School: Thomas Nelson High School

College Preference: University Of Louisville

Career Goals: Radiology / Psychology

Talent: Original Monologue (The American Idea, by )

Lauren Miles

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Eastern Kentucky University

Career Goals: Business

Talent: Violin Performance  (Hungarian Dance No. 5 , by Johannes Brahms)

Mia Pardieu

High School:

College Preference: Western Kentucky University (Mahurin Honors)

Career Goals: International Business & Chinese Language

Talent: Violin (Csárdás, by Vittorio Monti)

Avani Patel

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Neurologist

Talent: Bollywood Dance ("Aaja Nachle", by Sunidhi Chauhan)

Kristen Rogers

High School: Bardstown High School

College Preference: Campbellsville University

Career Goals: Orthodontist

Talent: Guitar (The House of The Rising Sun, by The Animals)

Madeline Sparks

High School: Bethlehem High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Sports Management

Talent: Original Monologue (, by Madie Sparks)

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