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June 22, 2012ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Wayman

Women Of Excellence Awards

The Y-W-C-A in St. Joseph honors 40 women and businesses as part of its 11th annual "Women of Excellence Awards".

Winners this year include the 20-12 Woman of the Workplace Linda Judah, the former director for Buchanan Child Support Enforcement and the current executive director of the Social Welfare Board. Susan Campbell Copywriting Solutions is named the Employer of Excellence for allowing all employees and contractors to set their own schedule and changes because of family needs are taken in stride. The Emerging Leader award went to Sara Stein, serving with Empower U and Clean Air St. Joseph. The Future Leader is Lafayette High School's Morgan Brand. And the Lifetime Achievement Award went to Leechia Jones, for her long list of academic, counseling, and civic achievements.