2021 Tribute to Women Honorees

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 [...]

Jane Alma Manzi

Her devotion to her family was pure. Her legacy of unconditional love and support continues everyday to serve as a role model for her [...]

Margot Seay

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Carrie Upshaw

To have known Carrie Upshaw was to appreciate her compassion and loving touch towards everyone she met. Kingsport is a better place because [...]