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Women's History Month

Each year during the month of March, the Hopkinsville Human Rights Commission celebrates Women’s History Month and sponsors activities which pay tribute to women who have contributed much to our community.
                                        

$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.

Download the Women Educating Women Scholarship Application

The “GIVE $10 ASK 10” campaign is a fundraiser sponsored by the Human Rights Commission 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.
 
"Fannie Bronson Postell 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.

Download the Fannie B. Postell “Woman of the Year” Award Nomination Form


Memorial: Tell herstory

Hopkinsville Human Rights Commission Women's History Month Committee would like to offer the community of Hopkinsville Christian County an opportunity to honor and remember the life of a woman they lost due to COVID-19. We want to offer communal comfort to our neighbors, family, friends and co-workers in telling herstory.

Submit a Memorial Tribute


2021 Award & Scholarship Recipients
Melissa Lynch 2021
Melissa Lynch - 2021 Woman of the Year Award

Beth Peebles 2021
Beth Peebles - 2021 Scholarship

2020 Award & Scholarship Recipients

2020 Woman of the Year Award:  Ruth Lynch
Women Educating Women $500 Scholarship Recipient: Jenna Wiggleton
The Women’s History Month Celebration Program of 2020 was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 Proclamation Signing
Proclamation 2020

2019 Award & Scholarship Recipients
Joanna Mack – 2019 Woman of the Year
Joanna Mack - 2019 Woman of the Year Award

Lindsay Boudreaux – 2019 Scholarship
Lindsay Boudreaux - 2019 Scholarship

2018 Award & Scholarship Recipients
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Wanda "Bonnie" Lynch - 2018 Woman of the Year Award 

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Talynn Johnson - 2018 Scholarship 

2017 Award & Scholarship Recipients 

Women's History Lynn Major
Lynn Major - 2017
Woman of the Year Award 

Karson Fincham
Karson Fincham - 2017 Scholarship

2016 Award & Scholarship Recipients
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Sherry McCormack - 2016 Woman of the Year Award 

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Madison Kelly - 2016 Scholarship

2015 Award & Scholarship
Recipients

Angelique Victor

Angelique Victor  - 2015 Woman of the Year Award 

Tara Moore
Tara Moore - 2015 Scholarship