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 Kansas participants for the Class of 2023.

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Cami Anderson

City: Concordia

College Preference: Cloud County Community College then Fort Hays

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Lyrical Dance  (Halo , by Madison Bailey choreographed by Kathy Patterson )

Lenia Crouch

City: Emporia

College Preference: Emporia State University

Career Goals: Environmental Biologist

Talent: Contemporary Ballet Pointe (Edelweiss (Reprise) by Richard Rodgers, by Faith Finley)

Rosalie Goertzen

City: Belleville

College Preference: Emporia State University

Career Goals: Elementary Education

Talent: Jazz Dance (Applause by Lady Gaga, by Tim Flattery)

Emily Hansen


College Preference: Kansas State University

Career Goals: Physicians Assistant

Talent: Singing  (Never Enough, by Loren Allred)

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