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 Wayne/Westland program. Want to participate? Apply now!

Andrea Macek

Parents: David & Kathleen Macek
College Preference: Eastern Michigan University
Career Goals: Psychologist
Talent: Vocal (Part Of Your World, by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken)

Helen Bishop

Parents: William & Cassandra Bishop
College Preference: Ferris State University
Career Goals: Public Health/ Nutrition
Talent: Contemporary Dance (Taking Chances, by Celine Dion)

Micah Hill

Parents: Michael & Tamara Hill
College Preference: Grand Valley State University or Michigan State
Career Goals: Bio-Medical Engineer
Talent: Tap Dance (Happy by Parrell Williams, by Choregraphed by Ms.Tina from Tionna's Dance Studi)

Raja'Nae Haley

Parents: Richard Haley & Kanita Walker
College Preference: Clark Atlanta
Career Goals: English Teacher
Talent: Praise Dance (Never Would Have Made It, by Marvin Snapp)

Kendall Isaacs

Parents: jeff & crissy shrader
College Preference: eastern michigan university
Career Goals: special education teacher
Talent: contemporary dance (lament by balmorhea)

Kendall Stasser

Distinguished Young Woman of Wayne-Westland

Parents: Timothy & Nicole Stasser
College Preference: Wayne State University
Career Goals: Nurse Anesthetist
Talent: Dance (Explosions - Ellie Goulding, by Choreographed by Jen Tompkins-Toby)

Dominique Denson

Distinguished Young Woman of Westland

Parents: Deidra Carn
College Preference: Pace University, Marygrove
Career Goals: Dance and Nursing
Talent: Contemporary Dance (Old Skin, by Olafur Arnalds)