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 Colorado participants for the Class of 2023.

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Evelyn Lee

City: Littleton

College Preference: Colorado Christian University

Career Goals: Nurse

Talent: Dance (Contemporary, by Evelyn lee)

Haley Owen

City: Parker

College Preference: ASU or BYUI

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Piano (Revolutionary Etude, by Chopin)

Edith Valenzuela Ramirez

City: Aurora

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Violin (Por Una Cabeza , by Carlos Gardel)

Alice Lay

City: Colorado Springs

College Preference:

Career Goals: Cardio-Thoracic Surgeon

Talent: Slam Poetry  (Love Poem, by Alice Lay )

Destani Koontz

City: Lakewood

College Preference: Washington State Uni or Colorado State Uni

Career Goals: Teaching

Talent: Singing (Without a Believer, by Sara Bareilles)

Julia Edone

City: Denver

College Preference: SEC University

Career Goals: Real Estate

Talent: Guitar Playing (All Too Well, by Taylor Swift)

Amaya Garcia-White Buffalo

City: Antonito

College Preference: Colorado University Boulder

Career Goals: To become a Quantum Physicist

Talent: Vocalist (Control, by Zoe Wees)

Moriah Barton

City: Pueblo

College Preference:

Career Goals: Psychologist

Talent: La Bayadère Second Variation  (Ballet , by Marius Petipa (Choreographer))

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