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 York County participants for the Class of 2019.

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Caroline Blalock

High School: Central York High School

College Preference: Villanova University

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Singing (Never Enough, by The Greatest Showman)

Rebekah Boyer

High School: York Catholic High School

College Preference: Northeastern University

Career Goals: Political Science or International Business

Talent: Expression of Music in ASL  (Somewhere Over the Rainbow, by Composed by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg)

Abigail Darrah

High School: Northeastern High School

College Preference: University of Pennsylvania

Career Goals: Actuarial Science

Talent: Cello (Sicilienne, by Gabriel Fauré)

Alexa Fisher

High School: Dallastown Area High School

College Preference: York College of Pennsylvania

Career Goals: Entrepreneurship

Talent: Tap Dance (Puttin' On the Ritz, by Robbie Williams)

Katherine Fonda

High School: Central York High School

College Preference: West Chester University

Career Goals: Choral Director

Talent: Vocal (Vaghissima sembianza, by Stefano Donaudy)

Gracen Garman

High School: Northeastern Senior High School

College Preference: York College

Career Goals: International Bussiness, Spanish Minor

Talent: Music (Singing) (Human , by Christina Perri)

Cassidy Graham

High School: Red Lion Area Senior High School

College Preference: Point Park University

Career Goals: Journalist

Talent: Baton Twirling Performance (Join the Circus, by Broadway Musical Barnum by Cy Coleman)

McKenzie Hofer

High School: Christian School of York

College Preference: Cedarville University, Messiah College

Career Goals: Music Education/Performance

Talent: Saxophone Performance (Creston Sonata: 2nd Movement Excerpt, by Paul Creston)

Zoë Hornberger

High School: York Suburban High School

College Preference: Carnegie Mellon University

Career Goals: Orthopedic Sports Physician

Talent: Spoken Word (Mr. Darcy, by Victoria Chang)

Caroline Liu

High School: York Suburban Senior High School

College Preference: University of Pennsylvania

Career Goals: Public Health Policy

Talent: Piano (Prelude III (Allegro ben ritmato e deciso), by George Gershwin)

Brynn MacDonald

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College Preference: Penn State University

Career Goals: Neuropsychologist or Neurosurgery

Talent: Singing (Send in the Clowns, by Barbra Streisand)

Rachel Means

High School: Northeastern High School

College Preference: George Washington University

Career Goals: Lawyer, Supreme Court Justice

Talent: Modern Dance (I'm Gonna Make It, by Sanders Bohlke)

Riley Miller

High School: Red Lion Area High School

College Preference: James Madison

Career Goals: Become a news anchor

Talent: Dance  (Can't Stop the Feeling , by Justin Timberlake )

Madeline Miller

High School: Northeastern High School

College Preference: Muhlenburg College

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Contemporary Dance (I'll Be Here , by Song by Priscilla Ahn, choreographed by Madeline Miller in collaboration with Casey Hampshire)

Olivia Myers

High School: Dallastown Area High School

College Preference: Peabody Conservatory of Music

Career Goals: Professional Cellist and College Professor

Talent: cello performance (Elgar cello concerto in E. minor, by Edward Elgar)

Maura O'Mahony

High School: Central York High School

College Preference: Georgetown University

Career Goals: High School Principal or College University Dean

Talent: Vocal (Not For the Life of Me, Thoroughly Modern Millie, by Jeanine Tesori)

Isha Patel

High School: Northeastern High School

College Preference: University of California- Los Angeles

Career Goals: OB/GYN Doctor

Talent: Bollywood/Traditional Dance (Mohe Rang Do Laal with Ganesh Vandana, by Shreya Goshal)

Rebecca Rehrey

High School: Dallastown Area High School

College Preference: Bloomsburg University

Career Goals: Speech Language Pathologist

Talent: Violin  (Allegro from Concerto No. 3 in G Major, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Rachel Ritchey

High School: West York Area High School

College Preference: Pennsylvania State University

Career Goals: Musical Theater

Talent: Vocal (Till There Was You from 'The Music Man', by Meredith Wilson)

Rose Rush

High School: Northeastern Senior High School

College Preference: Schreyer Honors College PSU

Career Goals: Theoretical Mathematician

Talent: Clarinet (Scherzo and Trio, by Ludwig van Beethoven)

Margaret Senft

High School: York Suburban High School

College Preference: University of North Carolina

Career Goals: Maternity Nurse

Talent: Drum Set (Paint It, Black, by The Rolling Stones)

Lauren Smith

High School: Dallastown Area High School

College Preference: University of Pittsburgh

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Vocal Performance (La Zingara, by Gaetano Donizetti)

Emily Smith

High School: Eastern York High School

College Preference: Messiah College

Career Goals: Bilingual Chemist

Talent: Piano (¨Ballade¨, by Friedrich Burgmüller)

Julia Sowers

High School: Spring Grove Area High School

College Preference: Messiah College

Career Goals: 5th-6th grade teacher

Talent: Singing  (Hold on , by Secret Garden )

Kaitlyn Staub

High School: York Catholic High School

College Preference: Gwynedd Mercy University

Career Goals: Nursing; Midwifery

Talent: Playing the Alto Saxophone (Arioso, by J. S. Bach)

Jordan Striebig

High School: Dallastown

College Preference: Pennsylvania State University

Career Goals: To get a degree in law

Talent: Singing (“On My Own”, by From the musical Les Misérables )

Rachel Strode

High School: Christian school of york

College Preference: Pennsylvania State University

Career Goals: Doctor, Work for Doctors Without Borders

Talent: Flute (Queen of the Night Aria, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Mikella Wisler

High School: Central York High School

College Preference: Temple University

Career Goals: Music Therapist

Talent: Marimba Solo (Triplets, by George Hamilton Green)

Eva Wolfe

High School: Dallastown Area High School

College Preference: Cornell University

Career Goals: Chemical Engineer

Talent: Oboe Performance (Concertino, by W. A. Mozart)

Abigail Wurzbach

High School: York Catholic High School

College Preference: York College

Career Goals: Secondary English Education and Special Education

Talent: Vocal (The Sound of Music, by Rodgers and Hammerstein)

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