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The Annual Women of Achievement Scholarship Dinner will be held Thursday March 14th, 2019 at the YWCA. Tickets are on sale now for $25. Speaker for the WOA dinner is Van Wert Native Jordan Galloway. Jordan is a 2004 graduate of distinction and valedictorian from Van Wert High School. A former recipient of the Young Woman of Achievement Award (‘04), Jordan attended the Ohio State University where she graduated in 2008 with an Honors Bachelor of Arts in journalism. Jordan has lived and worked as a journalist in New York City since 2009. Her writing focuses primarily on fashion, culture, sustainability, and design and her work has appeared in the New York Daily News and New York Press newspapers. She is currently the senior style editor for Well+Good where she oversees fashion and home content for the women’s health-and-wellness media company.
In addition, we are excited to reveal this year’s nominees in the following 8 categories:
Professional Leadership – Nancy Dixon and Nancy Sink Advocacy – Brianne Fishpaw, Trina Langdon and Carole Motycka Women’s Empowerment – Erika Wise Racial Justice – Keila Barnhart Volunteerism – Nancy Friemoth, Jessica Hardesty, Hannah Kraner and Sandy Lane Youth Development – Brenda DeLong, Darla Dunlap, Martha Martin and Deb Stetler Civic Dedication – Michelle Gunter and Jana J McClain (state trooper) Overcoming Adversity – Victoria Ellerbrock and Hatti Bouillon
The winners of the Women of Achievement awards will be announced the evening of the event