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Awards and Scholarships

Woman of the Year
Barbara Baldwin

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New Member of the Year
Stacy Lemmon

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Employer of the Year
 

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Woman of the Year

The Woman of the Year is awarded to the member whose contribution impacts the advancement of Latrobe BPW – To elevate standards, promote interest, develop cooperation and extend opportunities among all business and professional women.

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Employer of the Year

The Employer of the Year is awarded to a business that strives to elevate standards, promote interest, develop cooperation, and extend opportunities among all business and professional women.

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New Member of the Year

The New member of the year is awarded to a member of less than two years who is active in supporting local goals and projects, participates in club activities and promotes BPW by bringing new members to the group

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Virgina S. Griffin
Business Award

This award will be given to a female senior from Greater Latrobe School District planning to attend a post-secondary school in a business field. She must possess characteristics of initiative, positive attitude, dedication, and responsibility. The recipient should be selected by the Business Department Faculty.

Mary Martha Himler
Art Award

This award will be given to a female senior from Greater Latrobe School District planning further study in the field of art. She must demonstrate a high quality in artistic renderings; exemplify creativity; and illustrate knowledge of technique. She must possess the characteristics of initiative, positive attitude, dedication, and  responsibility. Selection is made by the Art Department Faculty.

Latrobe BPW Communications and Technology Award

This award will be given to a female senior from Derry Area School District who demonstrate a
proficiency in business communications and technology. Selection is made by the business
education faculty who review the candidates’ leadership qualities and services rendered to the school and the community.

Eastern Westmoreland Career and Technology Center Achievement Awards (2)

These awards will be given to a female senior from Eastern Westmoreland Career and
Technology Center from the Greater Latrobe or Derry Area School Districts planning further
study/work in the designated field of study of her program completed through EWCTC.

The recipient must possess characteristics of initiative, positive attitude and dedication to her field of study. Selection is made by the EWCTC staff, along with guidance and cooperative ed
coordinator.

MEMBER CONTINUING EDUCATION FUND

Latrobe BPW continuing education funding for current members. Funds can be used toward
furthering education in an accredited program of studies, college or university for professional
development/leadership or training/licensure courses.

Jeanne Van Houten Community Service Award

This award will be given to a female senior from Greater Latrobe School District who has demonstrated outstanding community service. The recipient must possess the characteristics of initiative, confidence, positivity, dedication, leadership, and responsibility. Selection is made by the guidance faculty.

Geraldine McCartney Award

This award will be given to a female student who has a genuine interest in education and
teaching/working with others. She will have initiative, a positive attitude, be hard working and enjoy learning in preparing to share this knowledge with others. The awardee will be chosen by representatives of the Greater Latrobe Education Association.

Latrobe BPW Community Service Award

This award will be given to a female senior from Derry Area School District who has
demonstrated outstanding involvement and community service. The recipient must possess
characteristics of initiative, positive attitude, dedication, and responsibility. Criteria is also to
include leadership qualities. Selection is made by the guidance faculty.

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Latrobe BPW offers 3 $1,000 scholarships to area students continuing their education at an
institution of higher learning. To qualify, students must be a high school senior, must reside in the
Latrobe/Derry area school districts and must have been accepted to a post-secondary school or program. Application deadline is March 15, 2023. Applications online at
https://pittsburghfoundation.org/scholarship/4207

 

BPWPA Foundation awards up to (3) $2,500 scholarships each semester. Scholarships are
available to any student (male or female, members and non-members) with a completed application.
Applications will be scored based on need, grades and recommendations. Application deadline for the Fall semester is May 1, 2023. Application available online at www.bpwpa.wildapricot.org

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