Zonta Club Awards Given

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ZCOJScholarshipWinners2016

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Zonta Club of Jamestown

The Zonta Club of Jamestown honored its 2016 scholarship winners and Women in Leadership award recipients recently. During an extraordinary and informative evening, women of accomplishment inspired those whose futures are filled with promise.

Julie Rockcastle, founder and proprietor of Blue Heron; Betsy Wright, president and CEO of WCA Hospital; and Denise Jones, chief executive director of The Resource Center, provide dynamic leadership to each of their respective organizations. Guided by dedication, perseverance, intellect, and instinct, each rose to meet many challenges on the road to success.

In addition, Zonta was pleased to recognize the scholastic efforts of three current high school graduating seniors by awarding them with scholarships to further their educational goals and career aspirations. (L to R) Emily O’Dell was awarded the 2016 Mary Bargar Scholarship; Alyssa Crandall received the 2016 Nell Newton Scholarship; and Karlynn Studley was the recipient of the Women in Public Affairs Award for 2016. Each young woman possesses outstanding potential for future success.

The Zonta Club of Jamestown gives up to five scholarships annually and contributes to several on the International level. For more information on the Zonta Club of Jamestown visit www.ZontaJamestown.org. For information about Zonta International: www.Zonta.org.