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 Shelby County participants for the Class of 2018.

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Julianna Eldridge

High School: Martha Layne Collins

College Preference: Bellarmine

Career Goals: Pediatric nurse practitioner

Talent: Speed Painting (Touched by an Angel , by Julianna Eldridge)

Ragen Hebert

High School: Shelby County High School

College Preference: Campbellsville University

Career Goals: Nursing Midwife

Talent: Singing and Piano  (God I Look To You , by Brian and Jenn Johnson )

Dollee Porter

High School: Martha Layne Collins High School

College Preference: Lindsey Wilson College

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Dancing  (Million Dollar Man, By: Lana Del Ray, by Dollee )

Tabitha Ramey

High School: Shelby County high school

College Preference: Eastern Kentucky University

Career Goals: Undecided

Talent: Vocal Performance (Once Upon Another Time , by Sara Bareilles)

Noelle Thompson

High School: Martha Layne Collins HS

College Preference: University of Louisville

Career Goals: Doctorate of Pharmacy/ Pharmacist

Talent: Vocal (I Want to be a Cowboy Sweetheart, by Patsy Montana)

JaNaya Turner

High School: Shelby county

College Preference: University of Louisville, University of Kentucky

Career Goals: Sports Medicine Physician

Talent: dance (Salute, by Little Mix)

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