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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 Theme will be "Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government"  

Hopkinsville Human Relations Commission Accepting Award Nominations and Scholarship Applications for Upcoming Women’s History Month Activities. Please send Nominations and Scholarship Applications in by
March 4, 2016

The events planned for the month will include:

International Women’s Day, March 8, 2016:
a day to celebrate women’s rights worldwide.

Iron Jawed Angels, March 8, 2016: screening of a film that highlights the women’s suffrage movement. 

Women’s History Month Reception
March 31, 2016
5:00 PM- 6:00 PM
Hopkinsville Municipal Center 
715 S. Virginia Street
Hopkinsville KY 42240

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.

2015 Award & Scholarship Recipients
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

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