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 South Dakota participants for the Class of 2021.

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Ella Wittmuss

City: Vermillion

College Preference: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Career Goals: Biological Sciences

Talent: Vocal/piano  (Rise Up, by Andra Day)

Elaina Taggart

City: Vermillion

College Preference: University of Alabama

Career Goals: Major in Marketing & Minor in Video Production

Talent: Dance & Hula Hoop Combination  (Still the One, by Orleans)

Serena An

City: Brookings

College Preference: MIT

Career Goals: Quantitative analyst

Talent: Piano (Winter Wind, by Chopin)

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