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 Alaska participants for the Class of 2021.

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Remi Cothren

City: Ketchikan

College Preference: Fashion Institute of Technology

Career Goals: Fashion Marketing

Talent: Language (Poem, by Charles Baudelaire)

Morgan Elerding

City: Ward Cove

College Preference: Boise State University

Career Goals: Pharmacist

Talent: Dance (Bored, by Billie Eilish)

Kaylee Lopez

City: Dillingham

College Preference:

Career Goals: wildlife biologist or psychiatric nurse

Talent: Basketball Ball Handling 

Evelyn Nutt

City: Ketchikan

College Preference: University (Stanford, Rice, UofRochester)

Career Goals: Laser Engineer, NASA

Talent: Flute Performance (How Beautfiul, by Twila Paris)

Olivia Randle

City: Anchorage

College Preference: University of Alaska Anchorage

Career Goals: Radiology Technician

Talent: ASL Interpretation (I can Only Imagine, by MercyMe)

Kayli VanDehey

City: Anchorage

College Preference: Auburn University, Embry- Riddle University

Career Goals: Professional Airlines Pilot

Talent: Fire Baton Twirling (Burn This Bridge , by Enisa)

Celeste Whitney

City: Palmer

College Preference: Central Washington University

Career Goals: Accountant

Talent: Jazz Dance (I Say a Little Prayer, by Aretha Franklin)

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