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 Florida participants for the Class of 2022.

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Savannah Brannon

City: Chipley

College Preference: Troy university

Career Goals: Social worker

Talent: Colorguard (Bird set free -Sia , by )

Taylor Barr

Clay County

City: Green cove springs

College Preference: Florida College

Career Goals: Child Psychiatrist

Talent: Contemporary  (Hairspray-Mamma I’m a Big girl now, by Kaela Neeper)

Mallory Bell

Escambia County

City: Pensacola

College Preference: FSU

Career Goals: Forensic Anthropology

Talent: Colorguard  (Boogie Wonderland “Happy Feet”, by Brittany Murphy )

Sophia Rivera


City: Miami

College Preference: Miami Dade College

Career Goals: Photographer or Speech Pathologist

Talent: Singing (Hero, by Mariah Carey)

alyssa Gold

Miami-Dade County

City: Miami

College Preference: University of Colorado Boulder

Career Goals: Business

Talent: Dance (I'm a Creep, by Janell Williams)

Nina-Simone Diaz

Northeast Florida

City: Yulee

College Preference: Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Career Goals: Musical Theater Performer/Choreographer/Director

Talent: Musical Theatre Performance ("Everything Else" from "Next to Normal", by )

Sydney Nguyen

Northwest Florida

City: Pensacola

College Preference: University of Central Florida

Career Goals: Physical Therapy

Talent: Dance (Lyrical Solo) (Dreams, by Lissie)

London Taylor

Okaloosa County

City: Niceville

College Preference: University of Florida

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Dance (Miss Otis Regrets, by Bette Midler)

Kiara Vadnais


City: Pensacola

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Serve as an Air Force Officer then PhD in Biology.

Talent: Vocal (Lewis Capaldi, by )

Justine Asman

Santa Rosa County

City: Navarre

College Preference: University of Florida

Career Goals: Environmental Law

Talent: Singing (Breakaway , by Kelly Clarkson )

Emma Hufford

Seminole County

City: Sanford

College Preference:

Career Goals: Web Developing/ Data science


Caroline Davidson

Tampa Bay

City: St. Petersburg

College Preference: Cornell University

Career Goals: Veterinarian

Talent: Lyrical Dance (A Moment Like This, by Kelly Clarkson)

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