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 Washington participants for the Class of 2022.

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Adyson Schafer

Almira / Coulee / Hartline

City: Coulee City

College Preference: University of Washington or Pacific Lutheran Uni

Career Goals: Pediatric Nurse/Doctor

Talent: Vocal Performance  (Hamilton Performance, by Lin-Manuel Miranda)

Macy Hardin


City: Clarkston

College Preference: Washington State University

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Singing and playing piano (This Is Me, by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul)

Maggie Meyer


City: Colton

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Interior Design

Talent: Singing (I've Got the Music in Me, by Kiki Dee & The Kiki Dee Band)

Jessica Cochran

DYW of Chewelah

City: Chewelah

College Preference: Western Washington University

Career Goals: Professional Ballet Dancer and Dance Teacher

Talent: Dance (Music: Ça déroule- Raphaël Beau, by Choreography: Melanie Huff)

Ava Hasenoehrl

DYW of Clarkston

City: Clarkston

College Preference: WSU

Career Goals: I would like to pursue a career in the STEM field.

Talent: Pointe Ballet Dance (Sign of the Times, by Harry Styles)

Denni Fealy


City: Palouse

College Preference: Clarkson University

Career Goals: Military

Talent: Calisthenics (I Will Survive, by Gloria Gaynor)

Dakota Killian


City: Ritzville

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Journalist, author

Talent: Piano Solo (Qi , by Phildel)

Katie Wheatley


City: Pullman

College Preference: Washington State University

Career Goals: Licensed Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Piano (Rhapsody Brilliante, by Melody Bober)

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