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 Fayette County participants for the Class of 2021.

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Felicity Bryant

High School: Frederick Douglass High School

College Preference: The College of Charleston

Career Goals: Marine Biologist/FBI Agent

Talent: Contemporary Dance (Who Knew , by Choreographed By Felicity Bryant and Stacy Kraemer (mother/daughter))

Maya Chang

High School: Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

College Preference: UCLA or Stanford

Career Goals: Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Talent: Dance (Nagada Sang Dhol, by Shreya Goshal)

Katherine Clay

High School: Lafayette Senior High - SCAPA

College Preference: University of Washington

Career Goals: Business Management

Talent: Dance (Contemporary dance to "Rain Dance", by Clemmy Ann Bastin )

Devyn Fleming

High School: Lafayette Senior High

College Preference: Yale, MIT, Amherst, UChicago

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Nunchuck demonstration (Wizards of Winter, by Trans-Siberian Orchestra)

LeAnn Khong

High School:

College Preference: Eastern Kentucky University

Career Goals: Occupational Therapist

Talent: Piano Performance (Musical Medley, by ABBA, Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, Charles Strouse, Justin Hurwitzrouse, and Keala Settle)

Karington Little

High School: Bryan Station

College Preference: Howard University

Career Goals: Psychiatrist

Talent: Spoken word 

Kennedy Little

High School: Bryan Station High School

College Preference: Cornell University

Career Goals: Veterinarian

Talent: Poetic Dance  (“And I Still Rise” Poem covered by Kennedy Little with Instrumental , by Maya Angelou’s “And I Still Rise”Poem covered by Kennedy Little )

Ellie Martin

High School: Lafayette High School

College Preference: Clemson

Career Goals: Surgeon

Talent: Tap Dancing (Lets Groove by Earth Wind and Fire, by Amie Boyle)

Karlee Pryor Thompson

High School:

College Preference: Murray State University

Career Goals: Zoologist/Wildlife Conservation Biologist

Talent: Singing (All I Ask, by Adele)

Wendy Wei

High School: Paul Laurence Dunbar

College Preference: Yale University

Career Goals: Data Scientist

Talent: Instrumental Music: Piano (Fantaisie-Impromptu, by Frédéric Chopin)

Allyson van Haaren

High School: Tates Creek High School

College Preference: Northern Kentucky University

Career Goals: Business Owner and Theatre Career

Talent: Dance (When You're Good To Mama, by Chicago- Broadway Musical)

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