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 Arizona participants for the Class of 2021.

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Brooklyn Ayiyi

City: Goodyear

College Preference: University of California or University of Arizona

Career Goals: Anasethesiologist

Talent: Singing (Blackbird, by Nina Simone)

Nikita Bharati

City: Chandler

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Chemical Engineer/Environmental Policy Analyst

Talent: Piano (Skyscraper, by Zi Hui Chen)

Eliza Blackhurst

City: Mesa

College Preference: BYU

Career Goals:

Talent: Singing and playing piano (Vienna, by Billy Joel)

Avery Carmichael

City: Surprise

College Preference: Im not completely sure at the moment.

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Piano (Impromptu No. 4 in A-Flat Op. 90, by Franz Schubert)

Kylie Hartana

City: Chandler

College Preference: Johns Hopkins, Harvard

Career Goals: Anesthesiologist/Diagnostic Radiologist

Talent: Chinese Classical Dance (Shan Wu Dan Qing, by Ruirui Tong)

Abbie Jin

City: Chandler

College Preference: Yale University

Career Goals: Physician or Music Therapist

Talent: Singer Songwriter (with piano) (Another Day, by Abbie Jin)

Brooke Kirk

City: Tempe

College Preference: Arizona State University and Stanford

Career Goals: entrepreneur/community organizer

Talent: Contemporary Dance (Feed Me Diamonds, by MNDR)

Joyce Lee

City: Phoenix

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Psychiatry

Talent: Voice (Finding Wonderland, by Jack Murphy, Frank Wildhorn)

Carol Lu

City: Tucson

College Preference: Cornell University

Career Goals: Major in Engineering and Statistics

Talent: Poetry Recitation (A Dream Within A Dream, by Edgar Allen Poe)

Megan McConaghie

City: Mesa

College Preference: BYU Provo

Career Goals: Dental Hygienist

Talent: Violin (The Greatest Showman Medley, by Words and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul arranged by Dan Ekberg)

Sanai Metoyer

City: Phoenix

College Preference: Grand Canyon University

Career Goals: Restaurant Owner /Entrepreneur

Talent: Sports (Golf instruction, by )

Nisha Reddy

City: Tempe

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Physician/Economic Analyst

Talent: Indian Semi-Classical Dance (O Re Piya, by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan)

Surabhi Sajith

City: Tempe

College Preference: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Career Goals: OBGYN

Talent: Kathak (Tarana, by Radhika Kotwal)

Reva Sakalkale

City: Phoenix

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Doctor/Genetic Researcher

Talent: Piano (Malagueña, by Ernesto Lecuona)

Amanda Wong

City: Chandler

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Medical field

Talent: Dance 

Alicia Yang

City: Chandler

College Preference: Yale University

Career Goals: Physician

Talent: Viola Performance (Zigeunerweisen, by Pablo De Sarasate)

Aris Zhu

City: Chandler

College Preference: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Career Goals: Materials Science Engineer

Talent: Piano (Tarantella, by Franz Liszt )

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