The YWCA along with the community has a long history of recognizing the achievements and accomplishments of women in Clinton and the surrounding areas.

This marks the 38th year of the YWCA Woman of Achievement awards; please consider nominating a mentor, coworker, or fellow volunteer who exemplifies the qualities of a Woman of Achievement.  

Nominations are being accepted in the following categories:

Young Woman of Achievement: This high school senior is recognized for her leadership qualities in school, extracurricular activities, church and/or outside organizations.

Civic/Community Woman of Achievement: Having a history of volunteer service to her community, this nominee serves as a leader in these organizations.

Professional Woman of Achievement: A role model for women in the workplace, this nominee stands out in her contributions to her profession.

County Woman of Achievement: Meeting the criteria of the Civic/Community or Professional category, this nominee lives, works, and/or volunteers in rural Clinton county or in bordering counties.

Religious Woman of Achievement: As one who stands out in her faith community, this nominee is an extraordinary leader and/or volunteer.

Business Leader: This employer promotes an environment which enables women to be successful in the workplace and community.

Unsung Hero/YWCA Honoree: Having a direct association with the YWCA, this individual exemplifies the YWCA mission.

Nomination forms can be accessed through the YWCA website, completed and returned online. Paper copies are also available at both YWCA locations.  Forms are due March 9. Those selected as this year’s honorees will be recognized at a dinner held April 14; reservations can be made at the YWCA.