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Women's History Month

The Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission sponsors Women’s History Month activities which annually pay tribute to women who have contributed much to our community.  The 2015 Women’s History Awards Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, March 26 from 5:00 – 6:30pm in the Hopkinsville Art Gallery.

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Signing of the 2014 Women's History Month Proclamation

Nomination form for Awards         Scholarship Application Form

2014 Award & Scholarship Recipients  

League of Women Voters
Woman of the Year 2014

MaddoxShaye Maddox
Leadership with Youth Award

Shaye Moore


Tara Toliver
Community Service Award

Hattie Waddell
Overcoming Obstacles Award


2013 Award and Scholarship Recipients  


Marilyn Hayes Award Community Service
Marilyn "Mama" Hayes
Award for Community Service 


Elaine Love OvercomingObstacles
Elaine Love
Award for Overcoming Obstacles 


Ruth Lynch Leadership with Youth
Ruth Lynch
Award for Leadership With Youth 


Elizabeth McCoy- Woman of The Year
Elizabeth McCoy
Woman of the Year Award, 2013 


Amie Jones Scholarship Recipient
Aime Jones
Women Educating Women Scholarship Recipient 


Women's History Month Awards

The Fannie Bronson Postell Woman of the Year Award, named for the woman who established Attucks High School, recognizes a woman, (or group of women), in the community whose actions and activities affect changes in the foundation of our community.  The woman who receives this award has demonstrated that women play a major role in the betterment of the community.  She encourages and inspires all women to make a difference in their own way. 

The Award for Community Service honors a woman in Christian County who sets the example of outstanding community service.

The Award for Overcoming Obstacles honors a woman who inspires others through her example of facing challenges with courage and determination.    

The Award for Leadership with Youth honors an individual who has been active in the helping young people succeed in our community.

To Nominate Someone for one of these awards please download the Nomination Form.