Distinguished Young Women participants come from all walks of life, but they have one common characteristic: the desire to succeed. Each young woman receives valuable life experience through participation in the program including relationship skills, self-confidence, and a sense of achievement. The goal of Distinguished Young Women is to ensure that everyone who participates in the program at any level has an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Below is a list of participants for the upcoming 2015 Distinguished Young Women of Sandpoint program. Want to participate? Apply now!

Lauren Hernandez

Parents: Mark & Cynthia Hernandez
College Preference: 4 year university
Career Goals: Doctor
Talent: Dance

Kate Lewis

Parents: James & Geraldine Lewis
College Preference: University of Montana
Career Goals: Child Psychology
Talent: Singing (Defying Gravity, by Stephen Schwartz)

Courtney Rust

Parents: Eric & Tricia Rust
College Preference: Grand Canyon University
Career Goals: Psycologist, Social Sciences
Talent: Vocal Show Tune (The Curse , by Rigoletto )

Breylan Martin

Parents: James & Sheila Martin
College Preference: I am still undecided at this point
Career Goals: Provide education in foreign countries
Talent: Ballet- En Pointe (The Meadow, by Dennis McCarthy)

India Miller

Parents: Thomas & Susan Miller
College Preference: BYU Provo
Career Goals: Neonatal Nurse or Ultrasound Tech
Talent: Piano (Philosophy, by Ben Folds)

Shelby Leoni

Parents: Craig & Karen Leoni
College Preference: Duke, Corban, Linfield
Career Goals: Psychologist, Spanish Interpreter, Missionary
Talent: Vocal Performance

Mallory Brogoitti

Career Goals: Medical Field at least. Maybe a sonographer.
Talent: Flute (Serenade in C major, by F.J. Haydn)

Abbey Thompson

Parents: Benjamin & Trish Thompson
College Preference: 4 year University; BYU or BYU-I
Career Goals: BA in English; elementary school librarian
Talent: Vocal Solo (Never Alone, by Lady Antebellum )

Valerie Feucht

Parents: Jason & Laura Claffey
College Preference: Anywhere with a good nursing program
Career Goals: Nursing
Talent: Singing (Think of me , by From The Phantom of The Opera)