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 Pennsylvania participants for the Class of 2023.

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Ana Avdellas

Beaver County

City: Beaver

College Preference: NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Career Goals: Actress/Dancer

Talent: Contemporary Dance  (Lonely , by Noah Cyrus )

Camryn Sacco

Indiana County

City: Marion Center

College Preference: University of Pittsburgh

Career Goals: Chemical Engineer

Talent: Tap Dance (Sparkling Diamonds, by Nicole Kidman, Jim Broadbent, Lara Mulcahy, Caroline O\\\'Connor, and Natalie Mendoza)

Kinsley Shimrack

Lawrence County

City: New Wilmington

College Preference: Butler University

Career Goals: Professional Ballerina/Occupational Therapist

Talent: Ballet Variation en pointe (Medora Variation from Le Corsaire, by Adolphe Adam)

Kali Hurst

Lehigh County


College Preference: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Career Goals: Disney Imagineer

Talent: Color Guard Routine (Champion, by Neoni)

Analiece Isenberg


City: Monaca

College Preference: Slippery Rock University

Career Goals: Professional Dancer

Talent: Dance (Bird, by Billie Marten)

Emma Kish

Washington County

City: Bentleyville

College Preference: New York University

Career Goals: Film Production

Talent: Monologue (Most Likely To: The Senior Superlative Musical, by Directed by Michael Tester)

Paige Langmead

York County

City: Seven Valleys

College Preference: Northeastern University

Career Goals: Architecture and Graphic Design

Talent: Singing (Love Will Come and Find Me Again, by Original Broadway cast of Bandstand - Laura Osnes)

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