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 Hardin County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Shelby McWhirter

High School: Central Hardin High School

College Preference: Georgetown College

Career Goals: to obtain a degree in education

Talent: Gymnastics/Dance 

Julia Morris

High School: Central Hardin High School

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Veterinarian

Talent: Singing  (Hurt, by Christina Aguilera)

Morgan Mounts

High School: Central Hardin High School

College Preference: WKU

Career Goals: Child Psychologist

Talent: Spray Paint 

Amelia Prather

High School: Elizabethtown High School

College Preference: Vanderbilt University

Career Goals: Opera Singer or Italian Translator

Talent: Vocal  (Who I Was Born to Be , by Susan Boyle)

Chloe Rowsey

High School: Fort Knox High School

College Preference: Lindsey Wilson

Career Goals: Elementary Education; Special Education

Talent: Cheer/Tumble/Dance 

Abigayle Rumer

High School: Homeschool

College Preference: Western Kentucky University

Career Goals: Doctor of Physical Therapy

Talent: Music interpretation  (Try, by Colbie Caillat)

Vanessa Salazar-Barguil

High School: John Hardin High School

College Preference: University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Become an Orthopedic Surgeon

Talent: Playing the cello (Cello Suite No.1, by Bach)

Makayla Spainhower

High School: John Hardin High School

College Preference: WKU or U.K.

Career Goals: Major in Elementary teaching and Minor in acting

Talent: Singing  (Whatever Happened to My Part , by Eric Idle )

Brittany Thomas

High School: Central Hardin High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Physical Therapy

Talent: Painting 

Sophia Thompson

High School: Elizabethtown High School

College Preference: Undecided

Career Goals: Kindergarten Teacher

Talent: Spoken Word (I Will Wait For You , by Janette)

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