According to an announcement from the school, “The Tower Awards is a mission-driven event honoring women leaders in their fields and highlighting the contributions and talents of these role models to Presentation Academy students and the Kentuckiana Community.”
This year’s honorees are:
Arts and Communication – Cathy Shannon, co-owner of E & S Gallery.
Business Technology & Trade – Kim Clements Evans, class of 1975, founder and owner of the Institute for Integrative Medicine.
Education – Jennifer Klumo-Kowalski, class of 1996, associate professor of biological studies, Butler University.
Government & Law – Denise Clayton, chief judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals.
Science & Healthcare – Erica Sutton, founder of Surgery on Sunday.
Service & Advocacy – Maria Scharfenberger, class of 1982 – family counselor and co-founder of the Casa Latina.
Lifetime Achievement Award – Sister of Charity of Nazareth Maureen Coughlin.
The evening will begin with a reception at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and awards ceremony at 7 p.m. Seats at the 2019 Tower Awards may be purchased for $125 each or $1,250 for a table of 10. For more information and to purchase or sponsor seats, call 583-5935 or visit www.presentationacademy.org.
All proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the school’s tuition assistance program. Since its inception, the event has raised more than $2.5 million.