2022 State Representatives

Julianne Abenoja


City: Birmingham

College Preference: College of William & Mary

Career Goals: Neurologist/Neurosurgeon

Talent: Ballet Solo En Pointe (Gaîté Parisienne Adaptation, by Angela Walker)

Lauren Olson


City: Ketchikan

College Preference: Brown University

Career Goals: Physician

Talent: Vocal Piece (Panis Angelicus, by César Franck)

Katelyn Cai



College Preference: Duke University

Career Goals: Public Servant/Legislator

Talent: Contemporary Dance (This Woman's Work, by Kate Bush)

Maria Nicole Spearn


City: Searcy

College Preference: Harding University

Career Goals: Nurse Practitioner

Talent: Tap solo  (Somewhere Over The Rainbow, by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole)

Emily Lee


City: Azusa

College Preference: UCLA

Career Goals: Neuroscientist, Theatre and Visual Artist

Talent: Musical Theatre Performance (I'm the Greatest Star, by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill)

Madison Manning


City: Denver

College Preference: Syracuse University

Career Goals: Musical Theatre Actress

Talent: Vocal, Musical Theatre (Colored Woman, by Memphis, The Musical)

Condoleezza Coleman


City: Bloomfield

College Preference: Wentworth Institute of Technology

Career Goals: Architect

Talent: Spoken Word (Her Peace, by Condoleezza Coleman)

Mikayla Dayton


City: Seaford

College Preference: Virginia Wesleyan University

Career Goals: High School Spanish Teacher

Talent: Musical Instrument - Piano (, by Scott Joplin)

London Taylor


City: Niceville

College Preference: University of Florida

Career Goals: Pediatrician

Talent: Dance (Miss Otis Regrets, by Bette Midler)

Mya Moffitt


City: Acworth

College Preference: Georgia Institute of Technology

Career Goals: Environmental Engineer

Talent: Dance – Contemporary (Heart of Glass (Crabtree Remix), by Philip Glass)

Ellie Ochiai


City: Honolulu

College Preference: University of Southern California

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Classical Violin (Lalo Symphonie Espagnole in D minor, Op. 21, Mvmt. 5, by Édouard Lalo)

Kenadee Kuhn


City: Idaho Falls

College Preference: BYU Provo

Career Goals: Elementary School Teacher

Talent: Piano (Prelude in G Minor, by Sergei Rachmaninoff)

Rosie Wang


City: Kildeer

College Preference: Duke University

Career Goals: Entrepreneur or Business Administrator

Talent: Flute Performance (Fantaisie brillante sur 'Carmen', by Francois Borne)

Elizabeth Taylor


City: Avon

College Preference: University of Virginia

Career Goals: Lawyer/Congresswoman

Talent: Piano (Great Balls of Fire, by Jerry Lee Lewis)

Amy Nguyen


City: Sioux City

College Preference: Large, 4-year

Career Goals: Physiologist

Talent: Traditional Vietnamese Dance (Phia Sau Mot Co Gai, by Soobin Hoang Son)

Lydia Poe


City: Shawnee

College Preference: Saint Mary's College (Notre Dame, IN)

Career Goals: Family Medicine Doctor

Talent: Piano Performance (Ballade Op. 100, No. 15, by Johann A. F. Burgmüller)

McKenna Sun


City: Lexington

College Preference: University of Pennsylvania

Career Goals: Environmental Business Owner, Dermatologist

Talent: Piano  (Aufschwung, by Robert Schumann)

Anna Claire Bridges


City: Downsville

College Preference: Mississippi State University

Career Goals: Engineer

Talent: Piano and Vocals (Broken Vessels, by Hillsong Worship)

Grace Kelso


City: Vassalboro

College Preference: University of Manchester

Career Goals: Foreign service/ politics

Talent: Flute (Breath, by Hiromi Motomiya)

Genevieve Batman


City: Cumberland

College Preference: University of South Alabama

Career Goals: Physician - Performing Arts Medicine

Talent: Cello (Julie-o , by Mark Summers)

Isabel Xue


City: Wayland

College Preference: Harvard University

Career Goals: Social scientist in the AI field

Talent: Traditional Chinese Dance (San Sheng San Shi , by Dai Yue Dong / Tan Xuan)

Sharanya Swaminathan


City: Oakland County, Troy

College Preference: University of Michigan, Ross School of Business

Career Goals: Business Administration & Public Policy

Talent: Indian Classical Dance  (Thillana Trap, by DJ Vishnu ft. Shreyaa Srinivasan)

Keerthana Ramanathan


City: Eden Prairie

College Preference: Georgetown University

Career Goals: Physician Scientist

Talent: Piano (Hommage a Edith Piaf, by Francis Poulenc)

Christina Danford


City: Hattiesburg

College Preference: United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD

Career Goals: Military Physician

Talent: Violin (Ladies in Lavender, by Nigel Hess)

Elizabeth Moots


City: Macon

College Preference: Truman State University

Career Goals: Business Degree, Law School

Talent: Lyrical Dance (Seasons of Love, by Jonathan Larson)

Kaitlyn Ruch


City: Helena

College Preference: Carroll College

Career Goals: Communications / Public Relations Specialist

Talent: Classical Ballet Variation  (Gamzatti Variation from La Bayadère, by Ludwig Minkus)

Erin Schuette


City: Omaha

College Preference: The University of Arizona

Career Goals: Cardiologist

Talent: Contemporary Dance (Praying, by Kesha)

Rachel McDonald


City: Las Vegas

College Preference: University of Notre Dame

Career Goals: Entertainment Industry Executive

Talent: Violin solo (, by ABBA)

Kate Chevaire

New Hampshire

City: Salem

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Oral Surgeon

Talent: Dance (Warrior, by Reagan Strange)

Cady Wang

New Jersey

City: Berkeley Heights

College Preference: University of Pennsylvania

Career Goals: Architect

Talent: Speed Painting (Roar, by Katy Perry)

Salma Barragan

New Mexico

City: las cruces

College Preference: NMSU

Career Goals: Travel Nurse

Talent: Dance (Ballet folklorico, by N/A)

Mary Cotter

New York

City: Rochester

College Preference: University of Virginia, Jefferson Scholar

Career Goals: Utilize Machine Learning to address Climate Change

Talent: Spoken Word (Shaving My Head, by Mary Cotter)

Asa Thurnau

North Carolina

City: Greenville

College Preference: North Carolina State University

Career Goals: Business Administrator

Talent: Jazz En Pointe Dance (Feeling Good, by Michael Bublé)

Amy Hong

North Dakota

City: Fargo

College Preference: University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

Career Goals: Business management

Talent: Violin (Vieuxtemps Concerto No. 5, by Vieuxtemps)

Cassandra Mayers


City: McArthur

College Preference: The Ohio State University

Career Goals: Physician Assistant

Talent: Cheer Dance (P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing), by Michael Jackson)

Jenna Scott


City: Pawnee

College Preference: Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Career Goals: Actuary

Talent: Piano (Dance of the Wind, by Timothy Brown)

Zora Richardson


City: The Dalles

College Preference: University of Portland

Career Goals: Drama Therapist

Talent: Monologue (Rosalind (As You Like It) , by William Shakespeare )

Avia Weber


City: Hellertown

College Preference: University of Pennsylvania

Career Goals: Epigenetics Researcher & Policy Advisor

Talent: Martial Arts (Eye of the Tiger, by Survivor)

Maya Schiavone

Rhode Island

City: North Scituate

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Singing (Feeling Good , by Nina Simone )

Mary Compton

South Carolina

City: Charleston

College Preference: University of South Carolina Honors College

Career Goals: International Corporate Lawyer

Talent: Vocal (La Vie en Rose, by Edith Piaf)

Mackenzie Brady

South Dakota

City: Vermillion

College Preference: University of South Dakota

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Singing (Head Above Water, by Avril Lavigne)

Amy Pham


City: Tullahoma

College Preference: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Career Goals: Civil Attorney

Talent: Vietnamese Fan Dance (Water Lily, by Hans Zimmer)

Ankita Talukdar


City: League City

College Preference: Baylor University- BS/MD Program

Career Goals: Orthopedic Surgeon

Talent: Fusion Bollywood Dance (Kaahe Chhed Mohe, by Madhuri dixit / Birju Maharaj / Ismail Darbar / Kavita Krishnamurthy)

Isabel Hallows


City: Salina

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Lawyer/Political Analyst

Talent: Piano  (Bumble Boogie, by Jack Fina, Nikolai Rinksy-Korsakow, Hannes Otahal)

Jenelle Hardy


City: Georgia

College Preference: University of Vermont

Career Goals: Occupational Therapist

Talent: Sewing 

Jadyn Talley


City: Forest

College Preference: Liberty University

Career Goals: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapist

Talent: Contemporary dance (Field, by Keaton Henson)

Esther Roeber


City: Moses Lake

College Preference: Whitworth University

Career Goals: Master's Degree in Nursing

Talent: Jazz Dance (Le Jazz Hot, by Julie Andrews)

Rebecca Pruett

West Virginia

City: Bluefield

College Preference: Marshall University

Career Goals: Education

Talent: Sign Language  (River of Life, by Mac Powell)

Cynthia Lu


City: Brookfield

College Preference: Georgetown University

Career Goals: International Human Rights Attorney

Talent: Piano Performance (Polichinelle Op. 3 No.4, by Sergei Rachmaninoff)

Whitnee Hale


City: Afton

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Psychology

Talent: Singing (The Mad Hatter, by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy)

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