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 Utah participants for the Class of 2023.

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Angel Wang

Cottonwood Heights

City: cottonwood heights

College Preference: Brown, Princeton (Super Reaches)

Career Goals: Doctor or Fashion/Interior Designer

Talent: Piano (Serious Variations, by Felix Mendelssohn)

Graycee Wells

Herriman

City: Herriman

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Business Marketing/Communications

Talent: Vocal (La Vie En Rose (English Version), by Annapantsu)

Tanaeya Thompson

Layton

City: Layton

College Preference: Utah Valley University

Career Goals: School Teacher

Talent: Lyrical Dance  (Only Love, by Jordan Smith)

Jenna Van De Graaff

Lehi

City: Lehi

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Bachelors in Graphic Design

Talent: Ballroom Dance (You Are The Reason, by Calum Scott, Recorded by Jenna Van De Graaff)

Brooke Christensen

North Highland

City: Highland

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Vocal (Defying Gravity, by Idina Menzel)

Selena McClure

North Logan

City: North Logan

College Preference: Brigham Young University - Idaho

Career Goals: Sports Psychology, Interior Design, Nutrition

Talent: Inline Figure Skating (Rescue, by Lauren Daigle)

Charlotte White

North Salt Lake

City: North Salt Lake

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Ballet and Business Management

Talent: Contemporary Dance  (Opening, by Philip Glass)

Anna Morgan

North Sandy

City: Sandy

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Industrial Design

Talent: Piano (Jeux D'eau, by Maurice Ravel)

Nicole Clinger

Orem

City: orem

College Preference: Utah Valley University

Career Goals: Music Professor

Talent: Piano  (Etude in C minor , by Nicole Clinger)

Camri Sparrow

Richmond

City: Richmond

College Preference: Brigham Young University-Hawaii

Career Goals: Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine

Talent: Piano (Midnight Fire-Alarm, Harry J. Lincoln , by Harry J Lincoln, Arr. by E.T. Paull)

Kylie Summers

Riverton

City: Riverton

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Performing Arts, Design, Marketing

Talent: Vocal (Lascia Ch'io Pianga, by George Frideric Handel)

Megan Tandar

Salt Lake City

City: Salt Lake City

College Preference: Yale University

Career Goals: Behavioral Health, Doctor

Talent: Piano (Chopin Ballade No. 3, by Frederic Chopin)

Gwendolyn Dooley

Santa Clara

City: Santa clara

College Preference: University of Utah

Career Goals: P.H.D in music

Talent: Piano (Avalanche , by Stephen Heller)

Addie Golden

South Highland

City: Highland

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Healthcare Professional

Talent: Piano (Solfeggietto, by C.P.E. Bach)

Ella-Sophia Dunford

St. George

City: Saint George

College Preference: University of Utah

Career Goals: Business

Talent: Harp (Baroque Flamenco, by Ella-Sophia's arrangement of Baroque Flamenco by Deborah Henson-Conant )

Clara Pitts

Taylorsville

City: Taylorsville

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Electrical Engineering

Talent: Vocal (Bye Bye Blackbird, by Ray Henderson and Mort Dixon)

Ella Gilbert

West Jordan

City: West Jordan

College Preference: University of Utah

Career Goals: Marriage and Family Therapist

Talent: Ballet  (Paquita Variation 6, Edouard Deldevez, by Choreographed by Joseph Mazilier, composed by Édouard Deldevez and Ludwig Minkus)

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