WOMEN'S HALL OF FAME
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Women's Hall of Fame
August 28, 2023, 6:00pm
Destin-FWB Convention Center
OCCSW Women's Hall of Fame
After its formation in 1995, the OCCSW founded the Okaloosa County Women’s Hall of Fame to honor the women of Okaloosa County - past and present - whose contributions to the arts, athletics, business, education, government, the humanities, philanthropy and science, have been of great value to our community’s development. Each year's inductees are honored on a wall in the Okaloosa County Administrative Offices in Shalimar, Crestview and Niceville, FL.
The Hall is a monument to exceptional women in our county’s history.
**Please read below for the criteria required to nominate and procedure to upload required documentation.**
Professional Background & Accomplishments
Personal Bio or Resume
Okaloosa County address and length of residence in Okaloosa County
Letters of Recommendation
Unique Contributions in Community Service
Professional & Civic Organizations
Women Specific Impact
***Please scan all supporting documentation into one PDF format document to upload on the nominee application below. Please include 3 letters of recommendation and up to a maximum of 7 pages of documentation.***
Applicants may choose up to two of these categories to be considered for:
Hall of Fame Categories
Carolyn Spencer Humanitarian Inductee
A woman who has made significant contributions to the welfare of the human and/or animal populations of Okaloosa County.
A woman who has made great contributions to the education field or received high recognition in Okaloosa County. This is a woman who has gone over and above in her education career.
Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Inductee
This woman will have contributed significantly to the arts in Okaloosa County.
A woman who has made significant contributions to Okaloosa County within the past 10 years.
A woman who as a civilian has contributed greatly to our military community here or a woman who has had an exemplary career in the military, showing a great leadership during her service.
Community Service Inductee
This woman has given extraordinary commitment and service to our Okaloosa County community.
A woman who has been a trailblazer for women in Okaloosa County or has made significant contributions to the founding and/or growth of Okaloosa County.
Business or Professional Leader Inductee
This woman has grown a significant business in Okaloosa County, has contributed to the growth of women as entrepreneurs, climbed to the top of her career field or held a high leadership position in her company.
This woman can be from any of these categories who contributed greatly to the Women of Okaloosa County and is now deceased.