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 Rhea County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Emma Barger

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Dermatology

Talent: Acting 

Kyra Brady

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: The University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Career Goals: Orthopedic surgeon

Talent: Ballet (Waltz of the Sugar Plum Fairy, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky)

Kirsten Finch

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Career Goals: Early Childhood Special Education

Talent: Dance (Jazz, by Hamilton Academy of Dance Hamilton Academy of Ballet)

Kelie Jasso

High School: Rhea County

College Preference: East Tennessee State University

Career Goals: Medflight Nurse

Talent: Vocal Presentation  (Jolene by Dolly Parton, by )

Ashlynn Marler

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Career Goals: Forensic Psychologist

Talent: Expressive Dance 

Isabelle Marshall

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: Vanderbilt University

Career Goals: Entrepreneur or United Nations Ambassador

Talent: Trumpet Performance  (You'll Be Back from "Hamilton", by Lin-Manuel Miranda)

Emily Mcfarland

High School: Rhea County High

College Preference: University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Career Goals: Education

Talent: Singing ("I Don't Know My Name", by Grace Vanderwall)

Lena Miller

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: Tennessee Tech University

Career Goals: Optometry

Talent: Monologue 

Caroline Montgomery

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: Belmont University

Career Goals: Pharmacist

Talent: Contemporary Dance (Way Down We Go by Kaleo, by Choreography by Madison Botner)

Miranda Smith

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: Tennesse Tech University

Career Goals: Elementary Education

Talent: Jazz Dance (Don\'t Rain on my Parade, by Center Stage Dance Company by Miss Juiles)

Emmie Stumbo

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Career Goals: Doctor of Osteopathy/ Medical Research

Talent: Vocal (Somewhere Over the Rainbow, by )

Diva Tran

High School: Rhea County High School

College Preference: ETSU, Belmont, UTK, Lipscomb

Career Goals: Orthodontist

Talent: Dance 

Sarah Welch

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College Preference: East Tennessee State University

Career Goals: Registered nurse

Talent: Singing  (Hallelujah , by Leonard Cohen)

Maisie Zahn

High School: Gateway Christian Schools

College Preference: Costal Carolina University

Career Goals: Marine Biology

Talent: Dance (Ballet, by )

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