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2021 Amarillo Women of Distinction Honorees Announced

Women of Distinction

Amarillo, TX—Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains will celebrate five exceptional leaders at the annual Women of Distinction dinner on Thursday, October 14, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Amarillo Botanical Gardens. These 2021 Women of Distinction award recipients have made significant contributions in key areas and serve as role models to the next generation of female leaders:

  • Woman of Distinction: Melodie Graves, Associate Director of Academic Advising, Amarillo College
  • Outstanding Community Partner: Amarillo Downtown Kiwanis
  • Lifetime Achievement: Virginia Hill, Cashier, McDonald’s
  • Rising Star: Alyssa Harris, Lifetime Member, sophomore at Kansas State University
  • Man Enough To Be A Girl Scout: Jeb Hilton, Corporal, Amarillo Police Department

“Women of Distinction celebrates purpose-driven leaders who are role models and empower the girls we serve," said Becky Burton, CEO for Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains. "This year’s honorees join past recipients who inspire girls to find their voices through Girl Scouts."

For additional information, please contact Stephanie Pena at or 806.553.3176