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 Grant County participants for the Class of 2021.

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Evelyn Detamore

High School: Marion High School

College Preference: University of Philadelphia

Career Goals: Actuary

Talent: Vocal (When Will My Life Begin, by Alan Menkin)

Sarah Foulk

High School: Eastbrook High School

College Preference: Indiana Wesleyan University

Career Goals: Mechanical Engineer

Talent: Freestyle Soccer 

Colbie Furnish

High School: Oak Hill High School

College Preference: Ball State University

Career Goals: Special Needs or Advanced Elementary Teaching

Talent: Dance 

Shelby Harrison

High School: Marion High School

College Preference: Indiana University Bloomington

Career Goals: Divorce Attorney

Talent: Traditional Crafts 

Naomi Haynes

High School:

College Preference: Public state school, Purdue University

Career Goals: Pediatric Nurse or Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Piano  (“Somewhere in my Memory”, by John Williams)

Tara Hershberger

High School:

College Preference: Indiana Wesleyan University

Career Goals: Children Ministry

Talent: Singing (Andante Andante from Mama Mia, by )

Jessie Hobbs

High School: Oak hill

College Preference: Purdue, IUPUI, Ball State

Career Goals: Criminal psychologist, forensic psychologist

Talent:  

Maggie LaBarr

High School: Mississinewa High School

College Preference: Purdue University

Career Goals: Chemical Engineering

Talent: Tap Dance 

Cameron Lessly

High School: Mississinewa

College Preference: Indiana Wesleyan University

Career Goals: Early Childhood Education and Children's Ministry

Talent: jazz dance (song 'Beautiful People', by Jamie Bragg)

Camille Scales

High School: Marion High School

College Preference: Howard University

Career Goals: Civil Rights Attorney

Talent: Spoken Word (Original or Published, by Camille Scales)

Juliana Smith

High School: Mississinewa High School

College Preference: IU Bloomington

Career Goals: Medical Field- Obstetrician

Talent: Cheer Dance Routine 

Alivia Strickland

High School: Eastbrook

College Preference: New York University

Career Goals: Doctor

Talent: Monologue 

Lydia Welch

High School:

College Preference: Huntington University

Career Goals: Salvation Army Pastor

Talent: Playing the baritone (horn) (Carnival of Venice, by Herbert Clarke)

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