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 Connecticut participants for the Class of 2022.

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Faith Anane

City: East Hartford

College Preference:

Career Goals: I want to work in the PICU as a PA

Talent: Singing 

Jennifer Arena

City: New Fairfield

College Preference:

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Talent:  

Kirsten Chery

City: Bridgeport

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Talent:  

Calista Dudas

City: Redding

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Talent:  

Faith Gibson

City: New Britain

College Preference: University of Connecticut

Career Goals:

Talent:  

Briana Gjergjaj

City: East Lyme

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Talent:  

Dora Jerome

City: Bridgeport

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Taylah Pickering

City: Hartford

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Laila Smith

City: New Haven

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Talent:  

Elizabeth Song

City: Farmington

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Talent:  

Simran Soni

City: Brookfield

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Chloe Zito

City: Ivoryton

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leila larkin

City: naugatuck

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