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Girl Scouts Invites Nominations for 2020 Women of Distinction Awards - Amarillo


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Amarillo, TX—Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains is excited to announce that nominations are open for the 2020 Women of Distinction awards. Honorees will be celebrated at the Women of Distinction luncheon on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at the Polk Street United Methodist Church.

During the luncheon, Girl Scouts will honor five leaders who have made outstanding achievements in their professions and their communities and whose contributions make them positive role models for girls.

The annual Girl Scouts Women of Distinction awards event brings together and recognizes a group of purpose-driven, women leaders in business, government, and philanthropy—who, like our girls, are dedicated to service and leadership—as well as one man who shows exemplary leadership and commitment to our community.

The Women of Distinction program is composed of five awards:

  • Discover Award: The recipient of this award demonstrates exceptional understanding of herself and her values and uses this knowledge in every way possible to help girls and women explore and discover themselves and their world.
  • Connect Award: The recipient of this award demonstrates exceptional leadership in connecting with others to create solutions in our community and beyond to make the world a better place.
  • Take Action Award: The recipient of this award serves our communities and advances the quality of life and opportunities so vital to the development of and support of female leadership.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: The recipient of this award is a lifelong Girl Scout who has dedicated her life to serving in the interest and support of female leadership.
  • Man Enough to Be a Girl Scout Award: The recipient of this award is a male business leader who supports the development of girls through Girl Scouting.

To be eligible, nominees must reside in the Amarillo area and have made significant contributions in leadership and service to the community. Nominees do not need to be previous Girl Scouts.

Visit gs-top.org/wodnominations to nominate an extraordinary leader to be considered for the Women of Distinction awards. Nominations will be accepted through May 29, 2020.

To learn more about the Women of Distinction awards or sponsorship opportunities, please contact  Stephanie Pena at 806.553.3176.