Distinguished Young Women OF Pocatello/Chubbuck

is part of a national scholarship program that promotes and rewards scholastics, leadership and talent in young women. Earn scholarships for higher education, personally develop through the DYW Life Skills Workshops, and make new friends from around the state.

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Anna Lepchenske
Distinguished Young Woman of Pocatello/Chubbuck for 2024
Local Program Information

Class of 2026 Program

April 10, 2025

Stephens Performing Arts Center
Jensen Grand Concert Hall
Idaho State University Campus


Life-Changing Experience

College scholarships are awarded at the state level and millions in college-granted scholarships are available nationally. The state representative will advance to the national program for the opportunity to compete for cash tuition scholarships. To participate, you must be in your junior of high school. Participants are evaluated in the areas of: scholastics, interview, talent, self-expression, and fitness.

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2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Pocatello/Chubbuck

2025 Local Participants

These participants will take part in the up-coming local program.


2024 Distinguished Young Woman of Pocatello/Chubbuck

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Anna Lepchenske

University Preference
Utah State University bachelors in biochemistry, University of Utah medical school

Career Goal
Emergency medical doctor, Trauma surgeon

Dare to be a Diamondback Lauren's Legacy National Honor Society Pom MVP Super Sensational 3 year state qualifier Dance and cheer All American athleteDistrict academic champs George Mason Summer Program Rotary Youth Leadership Awakening (RYLA) Camp scholarship

GolfZumbaHealth Occupation Students of America HistorianHigh School Cheer. Captain my sophomore year. High School Dance Captain. Officer my junior year. National Honors SocietyPortneuf valley partner volunteerPresident and Founder of Book ClubPresident of Interact Club, Rotary InternationalPresident of Tap Club

Century High School coat drive social media coordinator. Over 200 coats were donated.Implementing Narcan into schools volunteer.Portneuf Greenway Foundation volunteer Portneuf Wellness Complex bike trail builder volunteer.School recycling volunteer

2025 Local Participants

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Abigail Allen
University PreferenceVerto Education, Lewis-Clark State College
Career GoalTravel Nurse Anesthetist
TalentArchery Demonstration
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Alexandria Alvarado
University PreferenceUndecided
Career GoalGeology, Hydrology
TalentScience Experiment
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Eve-Lyn Baker
University PreferenceUniversity of Idaho
Career GoalArchitect
TalentViolin Solo
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Haven  Barlow
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalRadiology Technician
TalentPhotography Presentation
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Lindy  Brian
University PreferenceBYU Provo
Career GoalMathematics, Statistics
TalentMexican Cultural Dance
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Sidney Bulla
University PreferenceBYU, Hawaii or Provo, Boston University, New York University
Career GoalStudy Abroad, B.A. Music/Music Composition/Production, Minor In Physical Therapy Assistant
TalentVocal And Ukulele
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Ariana Carrillo
University Preference
Career GoalDermatology
TalentMexican Cultural Dance
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Deziree DeBuck
University PreferenceBrigham Young University - Provo
Career GoalMassage Therapist, A.S. Physical Therapist Assistant
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Tavie Delilo
University PreferenceISU
Career GoalAccountant
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Peri Eddie
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalPhysical Therapy Assistant, Mother
TalentVocal & Ukulele
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Taeler Foster
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalMarketing Degree
TalentShark Tank Pitch
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Breanne Hansen
University PreferenceBYU
Career GoalAuthor/English Major
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Heathermarie Harding
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalUltrasound Technician, Ob/Gyn
TalentVocal And Piano
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Alison  Hauser
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalCosmetology, B.A. Music Performance Or Music Education
TalentFlute Solo
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Bellamy Lynch
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalElementary School Teacher
TalentLyrical Dance
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Alexcy Mauseth
University PreferenceUniversity of Idaho
Career GoalChemical Engineering
TalentVibraphone Solo
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Camiley  Murdoch
University PreferenceBYU Idaho
Career GoalHolistic Health & Nutrition
TalentMaori Cultural Dance Poi Balls
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Avery Nielsen
University PreferenceUniversity of Idaho
Career GoalArchitecture & Interior Design
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Eva  Schrade
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalEmergency Nurse Practitioner: Cna Certification Senior Year, Bachelor Of Science In Nursing, Doctor Of Nursing Practice
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Mckensie Smith
University PreferenceUniversity of Utah, University of Washington, Idaho State University
Career GoalPre Med Or Kinesiology, Pediatrician Or Sports Physician
TalentGymnastics Routine
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Julia Swift
University PreferenceBYU Utah, BYU Idaho, Utah State
Career GoalRegistered Nurse
TalentCpr Presentation
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Addison Taylor
University PreferenceAMDA, Pace University, University of Arizona, The Juilliard School
Career GoalCommercial Dancer, Bfa In Dance
TalentClassical Pointe Variation
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Jayda Ward
University PreferenceStudent-Athlete
Career GoalB.S. Anatomy & Physiology, M.S. Biology, Ob Gyn
TalentVolleyball Monologue
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Olivia Wertz
University PreferenceIdaho State University, Culinary Institute of America
Career GoalPastry Chef
TalentVocal & American Sign Language Interpretation
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Elizabeth  Wilcox
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalMedical Assisting Certificate, A.S. Medical Assisting, B.S. In Life Science, M.S. Athletic Training
TalentComedy Routine
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Brynn Wilks
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalBachelors Of Science In Nursing, Military Service
TalentPiano Solo
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Rebecca  Winward
University PreferenceIdaho State University
Career GoalBachelors In Fine Arts And Business Art Director Or Fine Art Teacher.
TalentBob Ross Art Presentation
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