2021 Tribute to Women Honorees

Susan Benton

Loving, caring, kind, compassionate; these are all adjectives that describe my dear sister Susan. Above all else, her greatest attribute is that of “care-giver”. Being [...]

Jo Morrison

At 104, Jo Morrison continues to be a faithful servant who builds up and supports individuals and organizations, bringing about positive change to our [...]

Jean Peace

Jean you are a strong, bright light that sees what needs to be done and then you follow through until it is completed. You [...]

Nina Gray

Nina’s passion for helping others is highlighted throughout her professional career and through her devotion to community volunteerism. In retirement, Nina did not rest. Her [...]

Claire Doherty

Claire Doherty’s love for and commitment to Bristol began when she came to live here 36 years ago. As a member of Newcomers & Friends, [...]

Billie Schneider

The Saint Anne Catholic School would love to recognize our principal, Ms. Billie Schneider as a 2021 Tribute to Women Honoree!  To say we have a [...]

Jewel Bell

Jewel is a pillar of the community, serving various roles at King University, Lee Street Baptist Church, the YWCA of Bristol’s Board of Directors, [...]

Shaunna Mellons

Through the sharing of her time, energy, and personal experience with addiction, Shaunna offers much-needed hope and support to those who often have none. [...]

Margot Seay

For more than 20 years, Margot Seay has worked locally and across the nation to elevate the voices of 50+ Americans.

Suzanne Blaser

The Second Grade class at Saint Anne Catholic School would love to recognize Mrs. Suzanne Blaser as a 2021 Tribute to Women Honoree!  Teaching young little minds [...]

Kathy Whitaker

Kathy Whitaker has been known to say this is not a job to her. This is her life mission. She proves that every day [...]

Leslie Grace

Leslie Grace has been a steadfast supporter of the arts through her work with A! Magazine and Arts Alliance Mountain Empire. She continues to [...]

Sarah Scott

Sara, You are an outstanding musician who has willingly taught, accompanied and performed for churches and numerous community events such as most every Tribute to [...]

Danielle Bland

It’s difficult to pinpoint the exact number of lives inspired by Danielle Bland throughout her career as owner and artistic director of The Dance [...]

Dottie Whitesides

Dottie is a lifelong mentor and friend. Throughout my teenaged years and into adulthood, Dottie shared wise observations about books, life, and people when [...]

Jean McCort

Often working quietly behind the scene, Jean is an inspirational woman who has shared her talents, gifts and light to empower and nurture community [...]

Lisa Baker

Lisa Baker is running a Friesian Breeding Program, Boarding Barn and Riding Instruction Business in Bluff City, TN. But what she really does is so [...]