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 2022.

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Isabella Kershaw

City: Ketchikan

College Preference: Notre Dame

Career Goals: Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Talent: Reciting A Poem (L'Envoi, by Robert Service)

Emma Knapp

City: Anchorage

College Preference: Pitzer (Accepted Early Decision)

Career Goals: Pediatrics/Medical Research

Talent: Poetry Writing and Recitation ("Drawing a Picture for Nobody", by Emma Knapp)

Haley Lucas

City: Eagle River

College Preference: Howard University

Career Goals: Career in Communications

Talent: Gymnastics Routine (Lacrimosa, by Lacrimosa- Mozart & Apashe)

Lauren Olson

City: Ketchikan

College Preference: Brown University

Career Goals: Physician

Talent: Vocal Piece (Panis Angelicus, by César Franck)

Jenna Walker

City: Ketchikan

College Preference: University of Arizona

Career Goals: Psychology

Talent: Vocal-Singing (Thursday, by Jess Glynne (accompanied with piano)

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