Alyssa Parker, Ravenwood High School, won First Place in Category IV for her poem, "Handel's Messiah".
Ashleigh Tyler, Summit High School, won First Place, Category IV, for her short story: "Sacre Coeur".
These entries were submitted for further competition in their respective category with all other GFWC state/country winners and an international winner will be announced in late June at the GFWC International Annual Convention in Baltimore.
In the Epsilon Sigma Omicron reading society, members Donna Almond, Mary Marble, and Jean Hairston were recognized for their respective 8th Century, 3rd Century, and 1st Century efforts.
BWC as a whole received recognition for:
- its 100% members Participation in the GFWC Tennessee Endowment Fund
- 1st Place, GFWC Division III for Membership Advancement Area
- 2nd Place, for the GFWC Signature Project: Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention
- 2nd Place, for the GFWC Community Service Program in Conservation
- 2nd Place, for GFWC's Advancement Area in Women's History & Resource Center.
And, BWC immediate past president Liz Martin was elected GFWC of Tennessee Treasurer for the the 2016 - 2018 administrative term, beginning July 1.