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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.

Women's History Month 2016 
On March 8th we showed the movie "Ironed Jawed Angels"  a film that highlights the women's suffrage movement, at the Hopkinsville Communtiy College. On March 31st we had our Women's History Month Reception, we announced the "Woman of the Year” Fannie Bronson Postell Award, as well as announced the winner of the $500 Women Educating Women Scholarship recipient. This year’s National Women’s Project theme was “Working to Form a Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government” seeking to recognize and revere women who serve as leaders at the national, state, and local level. 

View Photos from the Reception


Women Educating Women Scholarship
$500 Scholarship given to a female who is a resident of Christian County and is continuing their education in order to serve the HRC's Mission Statement upon completion of their degree.
The “GIVE $10 ASK 10” campaign is a Human Relations Commission sponsored fundraiser for the “Women Educating Women” scholarship.  This fundraiser is held to help a deserving woman in Christian County further her education. Please  take a moment to consider making a $10 (or more) donation to support the Women Educating Women Scholarship and sharing the opportunity with others. Donations are accepted all year long and are tax deductible.

 "Woman Of the Year Award"
This Award recognizes a woman, (or group of women), in the community whose actions and activities affect changes in the foundation of our community.

2016 Award & Schlarship Recipients
Sherry McCormack
Woman of the Year Award Recipient

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Madison Kelly 

2016 Proclamation Signing 

2015 Award & Scholarship
Angelique Victor

        Angelique Victor  
Woman of the Year Award Recipient

Tara Moore

Tara Moore

2014 Award & Scholarship Recipients  

League of Women Voters
Woman of the Year 2014

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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 


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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