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39 COUNTY STUDENTS TO BE HONORED AT ‘A TRIBUTE TO WOMEN OF COLOR’ EVENT

Recognizing the focus and ambition it takes to be successful academic achievers and community contributors, the A Tribute to Women of Color, Inc. (ATWOC) organization will honor the work of 39 young men and women from across the county at its 25th annual awards luncheon on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

More than 140 students applied for this year’s Future Leader Awards, which are designed to encourage and inspire high school students with minority heritage who show potential to continue their roles as student leaders.

A variety of monetary gifts from community organizations and private donors will be revealed at the luncheon. All awards are worth at least $500.

This year’s A Tribute to Women of Color Future Leader Award recipients are:

 

The luncheon also honors women called “unsung heroines” who have significantly created social change through their efforts.