The women legislators through the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Women of Excellence Awards.
The women legislators created the Women of Excellence Awards to recognize and honor the exemplary achievements and contributions of extraordinary Louisiana women, who personify excellence in their leadership, profession, academics, community service, character and integrity.
Deadline for nominations is February 6th.
The categories for the 2015 awards are:
• College Woman of Excellence (ages 18 to 25)
• Health & Medicine
• High School Woman of Excellence (for graduating seniors)
• Louisiana Hero of Excellence
• Non-Profit of Excellence
The winners of the College Woman of Excellence Award and the High School Woman of Excellence Award will each receive the Louisiana Legislative Women's Caucus Foundation Scholarship for $1,000. Since 2010, the women legislators through their foundation have awarded $25,000 in scholarships to deserving young women in Louisiana.
The awards will be given at the 8th Annual Women of Excellence Awards & Scholarships Ceremony and Reception on May 26, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. in Baton Rouge, Louisiana at a location to be announced.
For more information and to nominate, please visit the Louisiana legislative Women's Caucus website.