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Cammy Dierking Announced as Keynote SpeakerThe GCNKWSA announces Cammy Dierking as the 2015 awards banquet keynote speaker to be held on April 27th at the Cintas Center at Xavier University.

Lauren Hill recipient of 2015 Wilma Rudolph Courage AwardLauren Hill, a basketball player for Mount St. Joseph College, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and will be playing in her first college basketball game on November 2 at the Cintas Center. She will be presented the 2015 GCNKWSA Wilma Rudolph Courage Award at the game.

Scripps launches its own startupThe E.W. Scripps Co. has created its own startup company to connect parents with youth sports organizations, Soapbox Cincinnati reports.

She Plays She WinsThree-time Olympian Heather Mitts Teams with the TQL Urban Race to Recognize Female Student Athletes in the Tri-state
New She Plays, She Wins program will award up to $10,000 in prizes

Nominate TODAY for the GCNKWSA Awards BanquetNominate your female standout athlete today!
Monday, April 28 2014 at the Schiff Conference Center located inside the Cintas Center at Xavier University.
Keynote Speaker - April Kerley - U.S. Paralympian
Go to our website for more information.

Nominate Today

Entries must be received by March 6, 2015.

Our 22nd Annual Girls' and Women's Sports Awards Ceremony will be held Monday, April 27, 2015 at the Schiff Banquet & Conference Center, Cintas Center, on the campus of Xavier University.  Join us in our search for quality award winners this year by nominating deserving women.  You may nominate as many deserving individuals as you would like in each category.

Keynote Speaker
Cammy Dierking


We are extremely happy to announce this year's keynote speaker is Cammy Dierking.  Cammy is the WKRC-TV News Anchor, motivational speaker and a prominent female sport figure in our community.  In Cammy's own words, "I am so happy and so lucky. A mother of three wonderful daughters, triathlete, TV personality for more than 30 years, and motivational speaker… I have a wild enthusiasm for everything I do! I am passionate about sharing that positive energy with others… inspiring them to be their best every day!"

The Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Women’s Sports Association, a non-profit organization affiliated as a Women’s Sports Foundation community action program, will sponsor an awards dinner to recognize and honor the best female athletes and coaches at the club, high school and college, and masters levels.  There are over 50,000 girls and women participating in competitive sports in our region and we recognize and honor more than 50 of the top athletes, including the College Sportswoman of the Year, the High School Sportswoman and the High School and College Coaches of the Year. 

The awards dinner is a festive evening with more than 400 people in attendance, emceed by local female TV personality, Betsy Ross, WXIX-TV Sports Reporter and President and founder of Game Day Communications.


Lauren Hill, Mount St. Joseph College Basketball Player, Recipient of 2015 GCNKWSA Wilma Rudolph Courage Award



Lauren Hill, a basketball player for Mount St. Joseph College, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and will be playing in her first college basketball game on November 2 at the Cintas Center.  She will be presented the 2015 GCNKWSA Wilma Rudolph Courage Award at the game.


The Wilma Rudolph Courage Award goes to a local female or female playing locally, who demonstrates the most courageous performance or “comeback” in sports. The athlete shows the ability to overcome adversity through persistence and determination. As a result of her courage and performance in sports, she serves as a positive role model for all.

Congratulations to Lauren on this award and we thank you for your inspiration.


Click here for a video and more on Lauren's inspirational story.







 



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