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 Iowa participants for the Class of 2021.

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Hallie Madigan

City: WDM

College Preference: University of Iowa

Career Goals: undecided

Talent: Irish dance 

Alayna Noel

City: Asbury

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Writing and Acting (Mental Health Stigma Spoken Word, by Alayna Noel )

Mia Rand

City: Urbandale

College Preference: University of Iowa

Career Goals: Oncologist

Talent: Playing Bass and Singing (Stand By Me, by Ben E. King)

Aditi Tripathy

City: West Des Moines

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Medical Field

Talent: Flute  (Andante et Scherzo (Cadenza), by Louis Ganne)

Jordan Kreager

City: Greenfield

College Preference: Iowa State University

Career Goals: Hospitality and event planning

Talent: Clogging (Weird People, by Little Mix)

Kaitlyn Forney

City: West Des Moines

College Preference: Iowa State University

Career Goals: Become a guidance counselor

Talent: Singing (Kindergarten boyfriend , by Katie ladner )

Nya Bottley

City: West Des Moines

College Preference: Spelman College

Career Goals: Civil Rights Attorney, OBGYN, or Pediatrician

Talent: Speech (Monologue, by Nya Bottley)

Britt Bowersox

City: Cedar Rapids

College Preference: Vanderbilt University

Career Goals: Reform the American education system

Talent: Monologue 

Anna Campbell

City: Hamlin

College Preference: Des Moines Area Community College

Career Goals: Career in Department of the Interior

Talent: French Horn Solo (Morceau de concert, Op. 94; excerpt from Mvt. 1, by Camille Saint-Saëns)

Sarah Blank

City: Clive

College Preference: Iowa State University

Career Goals: Environmental Scientist

Talent: Bb Clarinet (Arabesques, by Paul Jeanjean)

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