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 Ohio At-Large participants for the Class of 2020.

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Rajina Adhikari

High School: Akron Early College High School

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Eunice Agyapong

High School: Westerville north high school

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Kennedy Aikey

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College Preference: University of Cincinnati

Career Goals: BFA in Musical Theatre

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Aujolie Baker

High School: Arts and College Preparatory Academy

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Jasmine Bell

High School: Jasmine Bell

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Priya Bhatt

High School: Ottawa Hills High School

College Preference: Northwestern University

Career Goals: M.D., scientific research, communications

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Desirae Blackmon

High School: Rogers High School

College Preference: Ohio State University

Career Goals: Major in Science or medicine in College

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Ayse Celik

High School: Celik

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Alexis Cole

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Washington Cole

High School: Columbus North International High School

College Preference: University

Career Goals: Law School

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Reagan Cox

High School: Pickerington North High School

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Lymaria Davis

High School: Maple Heights high school

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Career Goals: Psychiatrist

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Olivia Davis

High School: West Carrollton High School

College Preference: Ohio State University

Career Goals: Lawyer

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Marina DeNunzio

High School: Shaker Heights High School

College Preference: Ohio State University

Career Goals: Environmental Lawyer/ Senator

Talent: Lyrical Dance  (Read All About It, by Torrance Nowden )

Nicole Dicken

High School: Logan High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Pediatric Nurse

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Tayler Dickerhoof

High School: Van Wert High School

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Diane Fambro

High School: Eastmoor Academy

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Forensic Scientist

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Diane Fambro

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Anais Fernandez

High School: Westland High School

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Danielle Gang

High School: Huron High School

College Preference: University of Cincinnati

Career Goals: Advertisement marketing

Talent: Sing (National Anthem, by Francis Scott Key)

Rosa Grippa

High School: Williamsburg High School

College Preference: Ohio State University

Career Goals: Healthcare Administration, Hospital CEO

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Caitlin Heckathorn

High School: Pickerington central high school

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Callista Hess

High School: Beavercreek High School

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Jillian Hickok

High School: Worthington Christian

College Preference: Hope College

Career Goals: Major in Nursing

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Melissa Hidalgo

High School: Columbus North International

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Autumn Housh

High School: Wilmington High School

College Preference: The College of Wooster

Career Goals: Engineer / Translator

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Tonenijah Johnson

High School: Rogers High School

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Delaney Kelch

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Ana Kevorkian

High School: Chagrin Falls High School

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Emma Klaus

High School: Marysville High School

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Career Goals: Becoming an early childhood educator

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Isabel Koehler

High School: Bishop Watterson High School

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Naa Dromo Korley

High School: Centennial

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Kelly Levering

High School: Olentangy Liberty high school

College Preference: Ashland

Career Goals: Photojournalist/ English education

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Joyce Liang

High School: Laurel School

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Ashley Longbottom

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College Preference: Ohio State University

Career Goals: Undecided

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Michelle Lucic

High School: Mentor High School

College Preference: Harvard University

Career Goals: Foreign Services/Diplomat

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Susie Lynn

High School: The Upper Arlington Highschool

College Preference: The Ohio State University

Career Goals: Hospitality and Hotel Management

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J'aimie McLeod

High School: Willard High School

College Preference: Howard University

Career Goals: Foreign Affairs and National Security

Talent: Vocal Performance 

Katherine Mevis

High School: Columbus School for Girls

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Pre-Med

Talent: Tap Dance (Swish, by Marc Shaiman)

Hannah Michel

High School: Hannah L Michel

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Elizabeth Mignin

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Monique Mitchell

High School: Madison plains

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Ava Moore

High School: Tri Valley High School

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Rachel Morgan

High School: Marysville Early College High School

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Chloe Myers

High School: Saint Francis DeSales High School

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Lipika Narisetti

High School: Hilliard Darby High School

College Preference: Harvard University

Career Goals: Neurosurgeon

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Selina Araba Ohene Obeng

High School: Notre Dame Academy

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Kacie Patterson

High School: Marysville High School

College Preference: The Ohio State University

Career Goals: To become a High school math teacher

Talent: Dance (Only Love, by Jordan Smith)

Cassandra Payne

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Lashayla Platts

High School: Cleveland school of the arts

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Elizabeth Radway

High School: Indian Hill High School

College Preference: Columbia University

Career Goals: Computer Science/Dance

Talent: Dance (Contemporary, by Self-choreographed)

Jayla Ray

High School: Malvern High School

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Isabelle Rice

High School: River Valley High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Architecture and Interior Design

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Brianna Schunk

High School: Maumee High School

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Maria Scotto di Uccio

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College Preference: University of Georgia

Career Goals: Music Therapist

Talent: French Horn performance (Horn Concerto No. 3, by Amadeus Mozart)

Darnesia Shields

High School: Lakewood High School

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Lexi Siefke

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Zoie Smith

High School: Pickerington High School Central

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Delanie Smith

High School: East Liverpool Jr/Sr high school

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Madelyn Smith

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Katie Strayer

High School: Paulding High School

College Preference: The Ohio State University

Career Goals: BSN and work in either obstetrics or oncology

Talent: Poetry reading (Resilience, by Dipendra Tamang)

McKenzie Sykes

High School: Olentangy Orange High School

College Preference: Pratt Institute

Career Goals: Architecture

Talent: Dance (Musical Theater) 

Megan Tang

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Sai Soumya Vytla

High School: William Mason High School

College Preference: Harvard/Berklee

Career Goals: Cardiologist

Talent: Singing (A Song For You, by Donnie Hathaway)

myliesha bradley

High School: Mansfield Senior High School

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