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 2020.

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Marina Strom


City: Beresford

College Preference: University of South Alabama

Career Goals: Business Owner, Financial Advisor, Cosmetologist

Talent: Vocal (A Million Dreams, by Ziv Zaifman, Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams from The Greatest Showman)

Abigail Johnson

Clay County

City: Vermillion

College Preference: USD

Career Goals: Nursing

Talent: Vocal (You Say, by Lauren Daigle)

Alexis Saunders


City: Vermillion

College Preference: I do not have one right now

Career Goals: Pre-Med

Talent: Dance (Don't Give Up On Me, by Andy Grammer)

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