Participants

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 New Mexico participants for the Class of 2021.

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Melanie Anthony

City: Las Cruces NM

College Preference: Juilliard, Chapman University, USC

Career Goals: Opera Performance, Musical Theatre

Talent: Singer (Opera - O Mio Bambino Caro , by Giacomo Puccini)

Natalie Beckwith

City: Clovis

College Preference:

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Alessia Blanch

City: Albuquerque

College Preference: Stanford

Career Goals: Neurosurgeon

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Arden Burkett

City: Albuquerque

College Preference: University of California San Diego

Career Goals: Biology Research

Talent: Violin 

Charly Darnell

City: Rio Rancho

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Talent:  

Naci Durham

City: Clovis

College Preference: Texas Tech University

Career Goals: Accounting

Talent: Dance (Dance, by Dance)

Aracely Grande

City: Sunland Park

College Preference: University of New Mexico

Career Goals: Neurosurgeon

Talent:  

Samantha Hawkins

City: Bloomfield

College Preference: Arizona state university or NMSU or UNM

Career Goals: I want to become a nurse.

Talent: Dancing  

Kennadee Mapp

City: Hobbs

College Preference: Lubbock Christian University

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Trampoline gymnastics  

Galicia Monforte

City: Rio Rancho

College Preference: Embry Riddle University

Career Goals: FBI Director

Talent: Athletic- Soccer Skills (Athletic, by Ertheo)

MaKenzie Morris

City: Texico

College Preference: Texas Tech University

Career Goals: Nursing with emphasis on neonatal care

Talent: Acting (Over the River and Through The Woods , by )

Tulsi Patel

City: Las Cruces

College Preference: UNM, Stanford, or NMSU

Career Goals: Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Talent: Music 

RILEY ROHRBACH

City: Texico

College Preference: Texas Tech, Texas A&M, University of Utah

Career Goals: Physical Therapy

Talent: Trampoline Gymnastics 

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