The Distinguished Young Woman of New Mexico for 2022 is Salma Barragan, from las cruces.
Salma’s achievements include: Honors Society Program • Best rookie Dancer of the year • Nominated to be head of KEY Club • Outstanding Defensive Player of the year • Dancer of the month 5 times • Top Sprinter of the year • Have won spellings bee's from elemantary throughout middle school. • Best Pirouette of the year • Started working at 13 • Working towards my biliteral seal; french, spanish and english.
In addition, Salma’s activities include: performing dance • photography • football managing • balletflokorico • film • track • key club • basketball • volunteering • poms
Community service through key club, and volunteered to work with mesilla valley- • Hospice to visit the elderly and talk/read to them. • ASCMV, volunteering at my local animal shelter, dog walking, adoption cites, • cat care and more • Honors Society, make a wish programs, food drives, blanket weaving, and more