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 Wayne County participants for the Class of 2023.

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Takyraah Bumpers

High School: Wayne County High School

College Preference: Mississippi State University

Career Goals: US Air Force or OBGYN

Talent: Flag Routine (Don´t Stop Me Now, by Queen)

Paris Eskridge

High School: Wayne County High School

College Preference: Mississippi State University

Career Goals: Business/Entrepreneur

Talent: Creative Dance  (Stand Up , by Cynthia Erivo )

Lila Griggs

High School: Wayne County High School

College Preference: University of Mississippi Medical Center

Career Goals: Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Singing (How Great Thou Art, by Carl Boberg)

Morgan Guy

High School: Wayne County High School

College Preference: Jones College

Career Goals: Radiology

Talent: Speed Art (Jailhouse Rock, by Elvis Presley )

Nakiyah McInnis

High School: Wayne County High School

College Preference: Mississippi State University

Career Goals: Chemical Engineer

Talent: Poetry  (Unity, by Daya Nandan)

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