The San Antonio Professional Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications has honored outstanding Headliners – community leaders who have made exceptional contributions in professional, volunteer, and civic arenas – for 70 years.
The organization is seeking nominations of women and men who deserve recognition. The nomination deadline is Friday, March 24. Honorees must be able to attend the Annual Headliner Brunch scheduled for 10:30 a.m. – Noon on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at The Veranda located at 1746 Lockhill Selma Rd. San Antonio, TX. Entry forms and more information are available here.
The Ajay Castro Scholarship for Re-entering Women will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year. Previous scholarships have ranged from $500 – $2,000. The number of scholarships awarded varies each year.
Scholarship Candidates Must:
- Be a high school graduate or G.E.D. certified
- Be a female undergraduate student accepted at or enrolled in a Bexar County university, college or community college after a minimum three-year lapse from graduating high school or leaving the academic world
- Be planning a career in a communications-related field (print or broadcast journalism, advertising, public relations, visual arts, etc.)
- Accept the award at the 2017 AWC Headliner Awards Brunch on Saturday, June 3, 2017
Monday, February 20, 2017 – Friday, February 25, 2017
Keynote speaker: Joyce Slocum, President and CEO of Texas Public Radio
The COMMweek also hosts presentations and panels from scholars and professionals including “Brain Research and The Importance of Storytelling: Sue Kuentz, President of San Antonio Storytellers,” “Diggett Digital Communication: Mark Figart, Owner of Diggett,” “Student Leadership Panel: Communication Student Organization Leaders Share Leadership Insights,” and others. Get more information