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 Louisiana participants for the Class of 2023.

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Sophia Deshotels

City: Lafayette

College Preference: Baylor University or Auburn University

Career Goals: Psychiatrist

Talent: Singing/Musical Theater (My House , by Tim Minchin)

Iluminada Madron

City: Kenner

College Preference: Nicholls State University (4 year college)

Career Goals: Become a chef and run my own restaurant

Talent: Poetry Recitation  (Ocean of Emotions , by Iluminada Madron)

Zoey Shreve

City: Calhoun

College Preference: Louisiana Tech

Career Goals: Clinical psychologist


Rosetta Shultz

City: Ruston

College Preference: Brown University

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Classical Voice (Als Luise (die Briefe ihres ungetreuen Liebhabers vebrannte), by Mozart)

Piper Spraul

City: Metairie

College Preference: Belhaven University

Career Goals: dance /business

Talent: dance  (Send in the Clowns , by Frank Sinatra)

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