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 Jackson County West participants for the Class of 2021.

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Marissa Bosarge

High School: Ocean Springs High School

College Preference: South Alabama or Mississippi College or Ole Miss

Career Goals: Speach Pathology or Law

Talent: Piano (You Say , by Lauren Daigle)

Evan Cain

High School: Ocean Springs High School

College Preference: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Career Goals: Pediatric Cardiologist

Talent: Lyrical Dance (Ashes, by Celine Dion)

Meredith Dudte

High School: Ocean Springs High School

College Preference: University of Mississippi

Career Goals: Defense Attorney

Talent: Dance (Pointe Dance to song “Hallelujah”, by AMAZI MUSIC)

Maura Hubbard

High School: Ocean Springs

College Preference: Louisiana State University

Career Goals: Oncologist or Cardiologist

Talent: Dance (Rescue, by Lauren Daigle)

Dara Jones

High School: Ocean Springs High School

College Preference: University of Southern Mississippi

Career Goals: Criminal Investigation/ Broadcast Journalism

Talent:  

Manuela Lopez

High School: Christian Collegiate Academy

College Preference: University of Miami

Career Goals: Lawyer or Software Developer

Talent: Piano (You Say, by Lauren Daigle)

Sofia Perkins

High School: Resurrection Catholic School

College Preference: University of Mississippi

Career Goals: Dermatologist

Talent: Theatrical Dance and Tumble (It’s The Hard-Knock Life from Annie the movie , by Quvenzhané Wallis)

Tori Rex

High School: Ocean Springs High School

College Preference: Mgcc Perkinston

Career Goals: Education or Buisness

Talent: Singing (This Is me, by Keala Settle and the Greatest showman ensemble)

Roxanne Ruscio

High School: Ocean Springs High School

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Singing (Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind, by Roger Quilter)

Avery Sams

High School: Ocean Springs High School

College Preference: Louisiana State University

Career Goals: Environmental Engineer/CEO of Sustainability

Talent: Marimba  (Caprice 5 , by Gifford Howarth)

Anna Valenzuela

High School: Ocean Springs High School

College Preference:

Career Goals: Math Major

Talent: singing (Thinking Out Loud, by Ed Sheeran and Kevin Karla y La Banda)

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