WOY2015-2Every year, the Business & Professional Women of Lincoln County honor one area businesswoman for the work they do in the community. It is the Lincoln County Woman of the Year.

This award has been presented since 1958 to recognize and honor an outstanding area woman for her contributions of outstanding service, leadership, personal example, character and dedication in the private sector.

Requirements: The woman shall be a resident of Lincoln County. Each person is eligible to win only once. The areas of a woman’s contribution to be considered shall include: Church, Civic and Community, Family, Profession, the WOY shall be or have been actively engaged in business or in a profession.

To nominate someone for 2017 Woman of the Year:

contact: lincolncoapplequeen@gmail.com for application!!

2016 WOMAN OF THE YEAR – Marissa Smith

PAST WOMAN OF THE YEAR RECIPIENTS

2015 – Jill Eddie

2014 – Rosalind Welder

2013 – Terri Blake

2012 – Cheryl Burgess

2011 – Shirley C. Smith

2010 – Marsha Jordan

2009 – Teresa Watson

2008 – Melinda Houser

2007 – Cathy G. Davis

2006 – Madeline Elmore

2005 – Delores Deprey

2004 – Helen Ruth Jones

2003 – Rebecca Engle

2002 – Diane Brogden

2001 – Celia Deese

2000 – Mary Frances White

1999 – Marsha Cloninger

1998 – Jane Finger

1997 – Frances Buff

1996 – Catherine Wood

1995 – Jane W. Schrum

1994 – Marni Suttle Carpenter

1993 – Lillian Frances Walker

1992 – Florence Proctor

1991 – Kathryn Yarbro

1990 – Frances Sisk Barnette

1989 – Pinkie Mosteller

1988 – Janice Clodfelter Agner

1987 – Linda Ferguson

1986 – Linda Harrill Rudisill

1985 – Betty Gamble

1984 – Shirley Alexander

1983 – Hazel P. Andrews

1982 – Anita Suttle

1981 – Judy Gilbert

1980 – Marquerite Heafner

1979 – Sarah Yoder

1978 – Helen Turner

1977 – Jean Dellinger

1976 – Carolyn L. Baker

1975 – Antoinette Earle

1974 – Peggy Hallman

1973 – Bobbie Childers

1972 – Sue Ramseur

1971 – Adair Cantwell

1970 – Betty Goodson

1969 – Sara Nixon

1968 – Lila Friday

1967 – Betty Ross

1966 – Louise Stoudemire

1965 – Mary “Pris” Mauney

1964 – Macie Beaman

1963 – Mattie Lou Alexander

1962 – Evelyn Coffey

1961 – Farrie Blackburn

1960 – Mabel Seagle

1959 – Marthat Shuford

1958 – Mary Morris

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