2021 Tribute to Women Honorees

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Vivian Crymble

Vivian has a heart of gold, and her generosity knows no bounds.  She gives and gives, and give some more.  As a past Rotary [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Anne Johnson

The Kindergarten class at Saint Anne Catholic School would love to recognize Mrs. Anne Johnson as a 2021 Tribute to Women Honoree.  Although this [...]

Margot Seay

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

Nell Bieger

Nell, your expert legal wisdom is greatly appreciated, but even more important is your kindness and loving caring which you give to all. Thank [...]

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, [...]

Jessica Jane Rucker

At the tender age of 15, Jessica suffered the devastating loss of the most important women in her life-her Mother. Fortunately, Jessica was blessed [...]

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, [...]

Sonie Schermer

She has been engaged in showcasing the majesty of our natural environment for over 30 years. She is a true champion for residents and [...]

Peggy Donaldson

My mother significantly encouraged my spiritual, physical, and academic growth in life. I did not realize I was following in my mother's footsteps as [...]

Mrs. Deb Miller

The Saint Anne Catholic School Junior Kindergarten class of 2021 is proud to recognize Mrs. Deb Miller as a Tribute to Women Honoree. To [...]