Junior Miss contestants come from all walks of life, but they have one common characteristic: the desire to succeed. Each young woman receives valuable life experience through our program - relationship skills, self-confidence, and a sense of achievement. It is our goal to ensure that everyone who participates in our program has an enjoyable and memorable experience.

Below is a list of contestants for our forthcoming 2016 Distinguished Young Women of Utah- At Large . Want to participate? Apply now!



mccall rash



Parents: ERIK & kimberly RASH
College Preference: BYU-PROVO
Career Goals: STATITICIAN OR MD
Talent: SINGING (I WAS HERE, by DIANNE WARREN/BEYONCE)


McKenzie Didericksen



Parents: Dano & Kristy Didericksen
College Preference: Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah
Career Goals: Business and Photography career paths
Talent: Piano Solo (Gypsy Flamenco, by Catherine Rollin)


Sophia Bagley



College Preference: Utah Valley University, or the University of Utah.
Career Goals: I would like to become a Veterinarian.
Talent: Piano Solo (Etude, Opus 10 Number 12, by Frederic Chopin)


Mary Kreutzkamp



Parents: Allen & Caroline Kreutzkamp
College Preference: BYU, Princeton, Univeristy of Utah, Harvard
Career Goals: Foreign Affairs Ambassador, Study Politics
Talent: Harp Solo (Baroque Flamenco, by Deborah Henson-Conant)


Katie Robbins



Parents: Jeffery & Connie Robbins
College Preference: Utah State University or somewhere out of state.
Career Goals: Something to help/work with animals.
Talent: Vocal Presentation (Musical Theatre) (Astonishing, from Little Women, by Allen Knee, Mindi Dickstein, and Jason Howland)


Katie Ann Powell



Parents: Douglas & Stephanie Powell
College Preference: University of Utah or BYU
Career Goals: Harp performance or Science
Talent: Harp Solo (First Arabesque, by Claude Debussy)


Emry Wride



Parents: Lance & Tewa Wride
College Preference: Julliard, Pace or Brigham Young University
Career Goals: Dance Professor
Talent: Ballet- En Pointe (La Esmeralda Variation, by Music-Cesare Pugni / Choreography- Jules Perrot )


Jordan Rawlings



Parents: Brock & Holly Rawlings
College Preference: University of Tennessee
Career Goals: Physical/Forensic Anthropologist
Talent: Dramatic Monologue (Loving You, by Amber Wardell)


Kelci Maples



Parents: Bradley & Maureen Maples
College Preference: Utah State University
Career Goals: Veterinarian.
Talent: monologue (Harvey, by Mary Chase)


Katelynn Killian



Parents: Bruce Killian & Sandra Sadler
College Preference: Ph.D./Doctoral Degree in the Medical Field
Career Goals: Save Lives everyday and be top in my field
Talent: Contemporary Dance (Hanging by thread, by Banks)


Sadie Slater



Parents: Bradley & Kimberlee Slater
College Preference: Brigham Young University College
Career Goals: Medical License senior year, Then study medicine.
Talent: Contemporay Dance (Choreographer, by Mady Beighley)


Marea Andersen



Parents: Scott & Bernice Andersen
College Preference: BYU
Career Goals: Teach in 3rd world countries, international dev.
Talent: Dramatic Monologue (Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte)