Five Alumnae Nominated for YWCA Awards

Five Augustana alumnae are among 44 nominees for the 38th annual YWCA Tribute to Women Awards, an honor that recognizes women who are role models in their respective fields:

  • Helen Henkin, class of 2002, TLC Corporation
  • Ardelle Kleinsasser, class of 1974, VA Medical Center
  • Michele Running, class of 1988, owner of Main Stage Ballet and Dance Academy
  • Lisa Schenk, class of 1992, Good Samaritan Society
  • Leah Van Dam, class of 2003, McGladrey

The YWCA Tribute to Women Award Celebration will begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, at the Washington Pavilion.

The evening will honor women in the categories of banking and finance, education, executive leadership, healthcare and science, nonprofit and human services, professions, sales and marketing, Sylvia Henkin Mentoring Award and Tomorrow’s Leader.

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Kelly Sprecher
Director of Communications & Media Relations