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 Cleveland participants for the Class of 2020.

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Jaelyn Blackwell

High School: Cleveland High School

College Preference: UT Knoxville, Auburn University

Career Goals: Surgical Nurse or Medical Researcher

Talent: Lyrical Dance ("Rise up", by Andra Day)

Crisemely Cedeno Apolinario

High School: Cleveland High School

College Preference: University of Tennessee Knoxville

Career Goals: Cardiothoracic surgery or Pediatric medicine

Talent: Poetry  (Instrumental "cold", by Jorge Mendez )

Britney Lee

High School: Bradley Central High School

College Preference: Lee University

Career Goals: Music Teacher

Talent: Singing (Even If, by MercyMe)

Kira Stander

High School: Cleveland High School

College Preference: University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Career Goals: English Professor

Talent: Dance  (Lyrical , by Nisa Hooper )

Anna Thompson

High School: Home Life Academy

College Preference: New York University

Career Goals: Art Director

Talent: Singing (Hallelujah, by Leonard Cohen)

Elizabeth Waters

High School: Bradley Central High School

College Preference: Lee University

Career Goals: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Dance (Lyrical, by Choreographer:Grace Watkins)

Kamryn Woody

High School:

College Preference: University of Tennessee

Career Goals: Teacher

Talent: Dance 

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