Winners' Circle Nominee Information Form

All nominees must work, volunteer or reside in Westmoreland County.

Please take the time to share specific stories or details of how the nominee has fulfilled the awards criteria. The resume should support the nomination, but the nomination itself should be a more detailed account of how the nominee has impacted the community.

All nominations MUST be received by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 2nd, 2015.

ATHENA Award® Nomination Form

  1. Awarded to woman or man who devotes time & energy to improve quality of life for others
  2. Mentors other women to reach full leadership potential
  3. Demonstrates excellence, creativity & initiative in business or profession

Seton Hill University Entrepreneurial Excellence Award

  1. Awarded to an individual (man or woman), organization or business
  2. Advocates for growth & success of women owned businesses
  3. Creative in promoting & supporting women to be valuable contributors to the Westmoreland County economy

Award for Community Service

  1. Presented to a woman who has contributed her time, resources & efforts to community organizations and community growth
  2. Contributes personal influence and involvement beyond job expectations

YWCA Rising Star Award

  1. Awarded to a woman, 35 years of age and under
  2. Exhibits early professional success & potential to obtain marked achievement
  3. Demonstrates willingness to help others, especially women and girls

Questions? Please contact Michaelene Ressler, 724-830-4625.


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