Cox named Young Women in Public Affairs Award recipient
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Chloe Cox, a senior at Lincoln
Community High School, was named the recipient of the 2014 Zonta
Club of Lincoln Young Women in Public Affairs Award.
The goal of the Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs
program is to encourage more young women to participate in public
affairs by recognizing a young woman's (age 16-19) commitment to the
volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achievements and
a dedication to the advancement of the status of women.
Applicants are asked to reflect on their voluntary commitment to
their school and their community and the problems limiting the
advancement of the status of women in their own country and
worldwide. The Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs
program looks to the young women of today for the leaders of
Ms. Cox was named a Zonta Club of Lincoln Young Women in Public
Affairs recipient because or her high academic standing, leadership
and volunteer activities in the community. She intends to pursue a
degree at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and to become a
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Her YWPA application will be forwarded to Zonta District 6 for
consideration for further recognition.
Zonta Club of Lincoln funds the scholarship program with the help
of Lincoln and Logan County through the sale of tickets to the
club's annual turkey dinner.
[Text from file received from Zonta
Club of Lincoln]
International, with headquarters in Oak Brook, is a worldwide
service organization of executives in business and the professions
working together to advance the status of women. The
Young Women in Public Affairs Award is one of many programs for
women and girls sponsored by Zonta International.