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 San Diego County participants for the Class of 2022.

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Sailor Alfonzo

High School: Rancho Bernardo High School

College Preference: University of California San Diego

Career Goals: Health sciences

Talent: Monologue (Perfect by Imperfection, by Sailor Alfonzo)

Noor Alramadan

High School: Bonita Vista High School

College Preference: University of Southern California

Career Goals: News Anchor, Lawyer, or Communications Manager

Talent: Instrumental, Clarinet (Concerto in f minor, Op. 73, by Carl Maria von Weber)

Anjali Bose

High School: Westview High School

College Preference: N/A

Career Goals: Law

Talent: Martial Arts Demonstration (N/A, by N/A)

Rylee Boyles

High School:

College Preference: UCLA, UCSB, SDSU

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Color Guard  (I Hear a Symphony , by Cody Fry-- Flying )

Ketki Chakradeo

High School: Del Norte High School

College Preference: UCSD, UCLA, USC

Career Goals: Software Engineer, Data Scientist

Talent: Indian Classical Dance: Kathak (Trivat, by Shambhavi Dandekar)

Shruti Chari

High School: Del Norte High School

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Vocal Performance ("I Dreamed A Dream"- Les Miserables, by )

Kyra Chen

High School: San Dieguito Academy

College Preference:

Career Goals: Go into biomedical research

Talent: Instrument (Clarinet Concerto in A major, Movement 1, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Alexia Civit

High School:

College Preference: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Career Goals: Field scientist and environmental activist

Talent: Contemporary dance (Heart Cry by Drehz, by Alexia Civit)

Carly Diago

High School: San Marcos High School

College Preference: Yale University

Career Goals: Published Author & University Professor

Talent: Monologue/Poem (Living Symphony, by Carly Diago)

Sneha Jaiswal

High School: Westview High School

College Preference: UC Berkeley

Career Goals: Computer Science

Talent: Bollywood Dance  (Badri Ki Dulhania, by Neha Kakkar)

Anna Livingstone

High School: Scripps Ranch High School

College Preference: American University

Career Goals: Congressional Representative

Talent: Clarinet (Concerto No. 3 for Clarinet, by Carl Stamitz)

Ayra Alysa Navales

High School: San Marcos High School

College Preference:

Career Goals: To become a child psychologist

Talent: Poem (Caged Bird, by Maya Angelou)

Katie O'Connell

High School: Poway High School

College Preference: Brown University

Career Goals: Biology and Medicine

Talent: Violin (Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, by J. S. Bach)

Olivia Pacheco

High School:

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Baton Twirling 

Sanvi Pal

High School: Del Norte High School

College Preference: Any prestigious engineering school

Career Goals: Engineer

Talent: Bollywood Dance (Ghani Bawri, by Jyoti Nooran)

Sarika Pasumarthy

High School: Del Norte High School

College Preference: n/a

Career Goals: General Surgery

Talent: Instrumental, Piano (Waltz in C-sharp Minor, Op. 64 No. 2, by Chopin)

Kaavya Raamkumar

High School: Del Norte High School

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Indian Classical Dance 

Baisley Ruiz

High School: Mission Bay High School

College Preference: Chapman University

Career Goals: Disney Imagineer

Talent: Hip-hop dance (10%, by By KAYTRANADA ft. Kali Uchis)

Faustina Ryu

High School: Westview High School

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Singing (petrichor , by Faustina Ryu)

Amelie Simpson

High School: Valhalla High School

College Preference: Georgetown or Boston College

Career Goals: International Business

Talent: Vocals and Guitar (Put Your Records On, by Corrine Bailey Rae)

Francisca Stedman

High School: Eastlake High School

College Preference: UCLA

Career Goals: Nueroscientist or Psychiatrist

Talent: Dance (Down, by song by Jason Walker)

Stacy Widyono

High School: Mt. Carmel High School

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Violin (Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 - 3rd Movement, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky)

Flora Yuan

High School: Del Norte High School

College Preference:

Career Goals: STEM + Music

Talent: Classical Vocal (Oh! Had I Jubal’s Lyre, by George Frideric Handel)

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