National Association of Professional Women Announces its Five Recipients of the NAPW Rising Stars Education Scholarship

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National Association of Professional Women Announces its Five Recipients of the NAPW Rising Stars Education Scholarship

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In addition to promoting the success of women in today's workforce, NAPW also encourages the success of the women of tomorrow's workforce

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) announced today the names of the recipients of the 2010 NAPW Rising Stars Education Scholarship Program, which recognizes the next generation of professional women and awards $1,000 scholarships to five college-age daughters of NAPW members.

NAPW established the NAPW Rising Stars Education Scholarship Program to recognize the scholastic and career ambitions of the next generation of professional women. The scholarship program rewards the outstanding efforts of daughters of NAPW’s Elite, Preferred or VIP members who possess strong academic records, participate in school and community activities, and who have gained work-related experience.

“In addition to promoting the success of women in today’s workforce, NAPW also encourages the success of the women of tomorrow’s workforce,” states Nicole Zeitzer-Johnson, NAPW’s Director of Communications. “The five young women chosen as recipients of the NAPW Rising Stars Education Scholarship not only showed outstanding academic accomplishments, but also presented inspiring and impressive aspirations for the future,” Zeitzer-Johsnon adds.
2010/2011 School Year Recipients

The five recipients of the 2010 NAPW Rising Stars Education Scholarship are:

Brooke A. Mortimer, Piedmont, OK                        
Oklahoma State University

Michelle C. Helton, Pelham, NC                                    
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Carissa R. Behel, Athens, AL                                
Athens State University            

Holley J. Reitz, Littelton, CO                                
Regis University

Amanda R. Riechers, Springfield, IL                
Saint Louis University

Scholarship award checks will be payable to the postsecondary school designated by each student and may be used towards tuition, books, lab fees or other related educational expenses.

Member-sponsors may submit applications for the 2011 NAPW Rising Starts Education Scholarship Program when it is announced in January 2011. For more information about the program, visit http://www.risingstars.napw.com

About NAPW

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is the fastest growing and most recognized women’s networking association in the nation, with more than 150,000 members. Accomplished women, from businesses large and small, NAPW members work every day to achieve professional career growth and development through interactive online networking forums, local face-to-face chapter meetings, access to local and regional seminars, webinars, pod casts and other educational tools. NAPW is an advanced forum for like-minded professional women to gain exposure and to create innovative social and business relationships.
For more information about NAPW visit http://www.napw.com

Press Contact:
Nicole Johnson
Director of Communications
516-877-5500
njohnson(at)napw(dot)com

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