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 Kentucky participants for the Class of 2019.

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Bailey Pedersen

Anderson County

City: Lawrenceburg

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Pediatrician with a Minor in Spanish

Talent: Singing and Tapping (Honey Bun from the musical South Pacific, by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II)

Cassia Oney

Frankfort

City: Frankfort

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: I hope to become a Registered Nurse one day.

Talent: Dance  

Elise Hiegel

Louisville

City: Louisville

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Child Psychiatrist

Talent: Vocal (“With You”, by Ghost the Musical (David A. Stewart, Glen Ballard))

Katelyn Peyton

Morgan County (KY)

City: West Liberty

College Preference: Morehead State University

Career Goals: Pediatric Dentistry

Talent: Vocal Performance (Stars , by Grace Potter & The Nocturnals)

Katherine Taylor

Washington County

City: Springfield

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Orthodontist

Talent: Piano - Rhapsody Brilliante (Rhapsody Brilliante, by Melody Bober)

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