YWCA Women of Achievement Awards

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2019 YWCA Women of Achievement Awards

March 20, 2019

5:30 - 8:30pm

Horizons Conference Center - Saginaw, MI

Nomination Process



Event Specifics


  • Award recipients will be honored at a dinner and ceremony in the evening of Wednesday, March 20, 2019 beginning at 5:30pm at Horizons Conference Center in Saginaw.
  • YWCA also presents a pre-reception on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Studio 23/The Arts Center in downtown Bay City. This is the opportunity for the honorees to meet one another and discuss the specifics of the March 20 event.

Criteria for Nomination


  • Have made Significant Contributions to the well-being of the community, state, or nation.
  • Have a Record of Accomplishment in her chosen field (professional or volunteer).
  • Be a Recognized Leader and demonstrate qualities of character and integrity.
  • Demonstrate the character of a Role Model for other women.
  • Be a Current Resident of the Great Lakes Bay Region - Bay, Saginaw, Midland, or Isabella County.
  • Be present at the Women of Achievement Awards dinner the evening of March 20, 2019.
  • A Lifetime Achievement nominee will have, through a lifetime of volunteer and/or professional activities, made outstanding contributions to her community.


2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Scramlin

Brenda Scramlin

COPOCO Community Credit Union
Haughton.

Sandra Haughton

Community Volunteer
Seals.

Joyce Seals

Community Volunteer

2018 Women of Achievement Award Recipients

Fuce-Hobohm.
BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Kathie Fuce-Hobohm

SPACE, Inc.
Perry
COMMUNITY LEADER

Leslie Perry

Leslie Perry Cosmetics
Brandimore.
EDUCATION

Merry Jo Brandimore

Saginaw Valley State University
 
Rapp
HEALTHCARE

Donna Rapp

MidMichigan Health
Schachman.
HEALTHCARE

Dr. Kathleen Schachman

Saginaw Valley State University
Zecman.
SOCIAL JUSTICE

Jamie Zecman

Saginaw Valley State University

2018 Emerging Leader Recipients

Grzegorczyk

Carolyn Grzegorczyk

Delta College
Kish

Rachel Kish

Central Michigan University
Pung-Gottschalk

Katie Pung-Gottschalk

Northwood University
 
Slonac.

Danielle Slonac

Saginaw Valley State University
 
 

Past Recipients

2017
• Pamela Monastiere
• Maureen Donker
• Carolyn Wierda
• Dorothy Zehnder
• Drewe Robinson
• Rhonda Butler
• Dr. Smriti Pant
• Rehana Khan-Brown

Students
• Amelia Jaskiewicz, Northwood University
• Rebecca Meredith, Saginaw Valley State University
• Kristina Sandoval, Delta College
• Jennifer Peacock, Central Michigan University
2016
• Rozanne Giunta
• Fran Hamburg
• Kathy Conklin
• Terri Johnson
• Lesley Foxx Sims
• Dr. Deborah Huntley
• Judy Zehnder Keller
• Dr. Diane Postler-Slattery

Students
• Florence Alexander, Saginaw Valley State University
• Ali Bourcier, Delta College
• Charnae Sanders, Central Michigan University
• Jennifer Spink, Northwood University
2015
• Monica Reyes
• Kay Wagner
• Nichol Krupp
• Heidi Bolger
• Stacy Erwin Oakes
• Dot Hornsby
• Sheilda Braddock
• Karen Tighe
• Mary Neely

Students
• Emily Bagwell, Northwood University
• Tenesha Blair, Delta College
• Hillary Degner, Saginaw Valley State University
• Alayna Smith, Central Michigan University
2014
• Linda Cline
• Angelia Williams-Welch
• Dr. Tracy Weber
• Lyndsay Edmonds
• Lisa Rechsteiner
• Suzanne Greenberg
• Roselyn Argyle
• Bonnie McManus
• Dee Dee Wacksman
2013
• Dorothy McKandes
• Dr. Kimberly Prime
• Dr. Mamie Thorns
• Cheryl Burzynski
• Melissa Bernard
• Barbara Engelhardt
• Alicia Flynn
• Jenee Velasquez

Students
• Racquel Fakhouri, Northwood University
• Marissa Geyer, Saginaw Valley State University
• Stephanie Pocsi, Central Michigan University
• Helen Szabo, Delta College
2012
• Nancy Lepard Barker
• Dr. Jean Goodnow
• Culli Damuth
• Tammy Bernier
• Diane Fong
• Lori Gwizdala
• Evelyn McGovern
• Carmen Menchaca
• Ellen Talbott
• Anne Trahan

Students
• Rachel Church, Northwood University
• Jeri Gravlin, Delta College
• Amanda Helton, Saginaw Valley State University
• Stefanie Turner, Central Michigan University
2011
Students
• Jacquelyn Baker, Delta College
• Kristian Patterson, Saginaw Valley State University
• Sara Pawlaczyk, Northwood University
• Liesel Toth, Central Michigan University

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