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 2021.

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Anoushka Sarma

City: Fort Collins

College Preference: USC

Career Goals: Biological Sciences, Medical or Law

Talent: Sport- Gymnastics 

Savannah Schlenker

City: Johnstown

College Preference: Savannah College of Art and Design

Career Goals: Interior Designer/Architect

Talent: Musical Theatre (Not For the Life of Me/Thoroughly Modern Millie, by Dick Scanlan and Jeanine Tesori (composer and lyricist) Savannah Schlenker (choreography))

Gayathri Ruthirakotti


College Preference:

Career Goals: Hematologist

Talent: Music (Indian Classical Piece- Varashiva Baalam, by Sri Muthuswami Dikshitar)

Madison Hays

City: Erie

College Preference: Unknown

Career Goals: Education Degree

Talent: Slam Poetry  (Poetry, by Madison Hays)

Taylor DeNeui

City: Highlands Ranch

College Preference: Private Christian

Career Goals: Business


Hannah Baumbach

City: Greeley

College Preference: Washington State University

Career Goals: Physician Assistant

Talent: Dance (Lyrical, by Casey Kemp)

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