Nov. 10 is the deadline to nominate an exceptional woman

Nov. 10 is the deadline to nominate an exceptional woman

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, each year Santa Fe College honors women who have made significant contributions in Alachua or Bradford County. Since the awards began, more than 150 women have been selected as Women of Distinction and Women of Promise.

Santa Fe College is accepting nominations for the 2015 awards though Nov. 10. Do you know an outstanding woman who meets the following qualifications?

Nominees for Women of Distinction should have demonstrated unique achievements in the arts, business, industry, science, environment, medicine, education, government, social services, human rights, history, sports, agriculture, humanities, community service or philanthropy in either Bradford or Alachua county.

Nominees for Woman of Promise should be 16-21 years of age and demonstrate character, achievement and leadership in Alachua or Bradford County.

Nominations can be submitted online at no later than Nov. 10, 2014. Winners are chosen by a bi-county panel of judges and the women will be honored during a ceremony at Santa Fe College’s Fine Arts Hall in March 2015.

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