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 Escambia County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Lakeshia Betts

High School:

College Preference: Alabama A&M

Career Goals: Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Poetry  (Ain't I a Woman , by Sojourner Truth )

Jashira Dees

High School: W. S. Neal High School

College Preference: UAB/ UWF/University of Mobile

Career Goals: Dental Hygiene

Talent: Piano Solo (The Avalanche, by Stephen Heller)

Tori Knapp

High School: T.R. Miller High School

College Preference: Auburn University

Career Goals: Orthopedic Surgeon

Talent: Guitar Solo (In My Life, by The Beatles)

Alexandra Lambeth

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Talent:  

Cassidy Murphy

High School: Escambia Academy

College Preference: University of Tennessee

Career Goals: Social Work

Talent:  

Ora Nelson

High School: T.R. Miller High

College Preference: Emory University

Career Goals: Journalist

Talent: Baton Routine (A Little Party Never Killed Nobody, by Fergie, Q-Tip, GoonRock)

Grace O'Bannon

High School: Flomaton High School

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Talent:  

Alyssa Oglesbee

High School: Flomaton High School

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Career Goals: Medical Field

Talent: Dance 

Erin Salter

High School: W.S.Neal

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Travel Nurse

Talent:  

Victoria Sawyer

High School: Escambia Academy

College Preference: University of Mobile

Career Goals: Nursing Supervisor, Trauma floor

Talent: Lyrical Dance  (Rise Up, by Song- Andra Day, Choreography- Sandra Anderson)

Jakyra Spears

High School: T. R. Miller High School

College Preference:

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Talent:  

Ta'Zure Thomas

High School: W.S Neal High School

College Preference: University Of South Alabama

Career Goals: Pediatric Nurse

Talent: Flag Twirling  

Stephanie Whatley

High School: T.R. Miller High School

College Preference: Troy University

Career Goals: Business Owner

Talent:  

Keyaira Wilson

High School: Escambia County High School

College Preference: South Alabama

Career Goals: Pharmacist

Talent:  

Doryan Woods

High School: T.R. Miller High School

College Preference: Stillman

Career Goals: Financial Adviser

Talent: Song/ Poetry Writing 

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