Participants

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 New Jersey participants for the Class of 2022.

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Maria Budelman

City: Hawthorne

College Preference: Manhattan College, Seton Hall University

Career Goals: Physical Therapist

Talent: Vocalist (Somewhere Over the Rainbow, by Judy Garland )

Kritika Nagappa

City: Monmouth Junction

College Preference:

Career Goals: US Government Foreign Service Officer

Talent: Spoken Presentation 

Cady Wang

City: Berkeley Heights

College Preference: University of Pennsylvania

Career Goals: Architect

Talent: Speed Painting (Roar, by Katy Perry)

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