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 Tennessee participants for the Class of 2020.

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Kimberly Maynard


City: Chattanooga

College Preference: Tennessee Tech University

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Contemporary Ballet  (Bohemian Rhapsody (on the piano), by Queen)

Kira Stander


City: Cleveland

College Preference: University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Career Goals: English Professor

Talent: Dance  (Lyrical , by Nisa Hooper )

Angel Kreger


City: Ooltewah

College Preference: NYU

Career Goals: Music Ed.

Talent: Flute (Gavotte, by Gluck)

Halle Treace


City: Collierville

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Physicians Assistant


Raven Hellena Guilford

Cumberland Valley

City: Tullahoma

College Preference: Belmont University

Career Goals: Sports Medicine Physician

Talent: Vocal Performance ("Spread a Little Joy", by Andrew Lippa)

Mackayla Wall

East Brainerd

City: Chattanooga

College Preference: UTC

Career Goals: Writer

Talent: Dance (Ballet, by Choreographed by Pam Miller)

Natalie Stovall

Franklin County, TN

City: Huntland

College Preference: undecided

Career Goals: Veterinarian


Katelyn Lee

Hamilton County

City: Ooltewah

College Preference:

Career Goals: Elementary Education or Radiologist

Talent: Flute (Menuet, by Georges Bizet)

Grace Shockley

Loudon County

City: Greenback

College Preference: Small, Christian College; Undecided

Career Goals: Musician; Nutritionist; Health Professional;

Talent: Singing  ("9 to 5", by Dolly Parton )

Madison Munn

Marion County

City: Jasper

College Preference: Vanderbilt University

Career Goals: Physical Therapist; Freelance Photographer


Presley Webb

McMinn County

City: Athens

College Preference: Eckerd College

Career Goals: Marine Biologist, involved with the Peace Corps

Talent: Tap Dance (Le Jazz Hot, by from the Broadway Musical Victor Victoria)

Kendall Davis

Music City

City: Murfreesboro

College Preference: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Career Goals: Architectural Engineering and Interior Design

Talent: Clogging (Rocky Top, by Osborne Brothers)

Sophia Cardia


City: Ooltewah

College Preference: University of Chicago

Career Goals: forensic science

Talent: Poetry 

Madelyn Smith

Rhea County

City: Dayton

College Preference: University of Tennessee Knoxville

Career Goals: Optometrist

Talent: Piano (, by Calvin Jones)

Alexia Woodard

Scenic City

City: chattanooga

College Preference: Alabama A&M University

Career Goals: Architectural Engineer

Talent: Dance (Can’t stop the feeling , by Justin Timberlake )

Annabelle Sapp

Soddy Daisy

City: Soddy Daisy

College Preference: UTC

Career Goals: Physical Therapist

Talent: Singing (Astonishing from the Little Women Musical, by )

Olivia Anderson


City: Tullahoma

College Preference: Belmont Universtiy

Career Goals: Professional Dancer or Physical Therapist

Talent: Pointe Dance (The Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy, by Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky)

Mary Humphrey

Warren County

City: McMinnville

College Preference: Univ of AL, Elon, Lee, Lipscomb

Career Goals: Musical Theatre Dance and Education

Talent: Character Ballet En Pointe (Ease On Down The Road & Home mix, by From The Wiz)

Natalie Ault

West TN At Large

City: Memphis

College Preference: University of Tennessee Chattanooga

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Piano Performance (Waltz in C Major Op.77, No.1, by Franz Schubert)

Kennedy Brown

West TN At Large

City: Memphis

College Preference: Howard University

Career Goals: Surgical Nurse

Talent: Viola  

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