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 Michigan participants for the Class of 2022.

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Anna Miller

City: Battle Creek

College Preference: Duke

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Dance (Happy Days Are Here Again by Barbra Streisand, by Travis Wall Choreography )

Michelle Shipp

City: Northville

College Preference: University of Michigan or Georgetown University

Career Goals: To work in the high-tech industry or neuroscience.

Talent: Dance (Ending by Isak Danielson, by Cheryll Custer Klein)

Kara Sickle

City: Traverse City

College Preference: Suffolk University

Career Goals: Criminal Defense Attorney

Talent: Gymnastics Floor Routine (All That Jazz, by Choreographed by Beckey Burden )

Sharanya Swaminathan

City: Oakland County, Troy

College Preference: University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

Career Goals: Business Administration & Public Policy

Talent: Indian Classical Dance  (Thillana Trap, by DJ Vishnu ft. Shreyaa Srinivasan)

Madison Briggs

City: Traverse City

College Preference: University of Michigan

Career Goals: Pharmacist

Talent: Violin Solo (Here Comes the Sun, by The Beetles )

Alexandria McClain

City: Saginaw

College Preference: Harvard or Stanford

Career Goals: Become a Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Talent: Vocal (Feeling Good, by Christina Grimmie)

Varnika Chandra

City: Novi

College Preference: University of Michigan

Career Goals: Software Developer/ Fashion Marketing

Talent: Dance (Contemporary/Raas , by Varnika Chandra)

Jayanti Gupta

City: Troy

College Preference: University of Michigan

Career Goals: Non-profit Managment and Sociology

Talent: Public Speaking (The Sound of Leadership, by Jayanti Gupta)

Julianne Doner

City: Northville

College Preference: NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Career Goals: Professional Dancer

Talent: Contemporary Dance (Darf Ich Renamed to May I Carry Your Heart, by Lauren Adams )

Delaney Jones

Irish Hills

City: Jackson

College Preference: University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University

Career Goals: Industrial and organizational psychologist

Talent: Piano Piece - "Softly Whisper" (Softly Whisper, by Kevin Costley)

Bekah Hays

Lenawee County

City: Onsted

College Preference: University of Michigan

Career Goals: Biomedical Engineer for Hays Innovations

Talent: Tap Dance -  (Respect by Aretha Franklin, by )

Tina Vu

Wayne-Westland

City: Westland

College Preference: Michigan State University

Career Goals: International Business & Public Affairs

Talent: Vietnamese Fan Dancing (Xin Chao Viet Nam - Pham Quynh Anh [Violin Cover], by JMI KO)

Alana Stone

Westland

City: Westland

College Preference: Eastern Michigan or Cornerstone University

Career Goals: Psychologist or french teacher

Talent: Dance (Soldier, by Fleurie)

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