Louisville, Ky. (June 6, 2019) - Presentation Academy will honor the recipients of its 2019 Tower Awards during an annual awards dinner at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 South Fourth Street.
Now in its 24th year, the Tower Awards is an annual 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.
The Tower Awards serves as a catalyst to open the doors for all young women to experience a Presentation Academy education. All proceeds from this fundraiser go to the school’s tuition assistance program, and since inception, this event has raised over $2.5 million.
Presentation is pleased to announce the 2019 Tower Award recipients in the following categories:
ARTS & COMMUNICATION
Cathy Shannon, Co-Owner of E&S Gallery
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY & TRADE
Kim Clements Evans ‘75, Founder and Owner of the Institute for Integrative Medicine
Jennifer Klump-Kowalski ‘96, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Butler University
GOVERNMENT & LAW
Denise Clayton, Chief Judge of the Kentucky Court of Appeals
SCIENCE & HEALTHCARE
Dr. Erica Sutton, Founder of Surgery on Sunday
SERVICE & ADVOCACY
Maria Scharfenberger ‘82, Family Counselor, LMFT, MSSW
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Sister Maureen Coughlin, SCN
The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards ceremony at 7 p.m. Seats to the 2019 Tower Awards may be purchased for $125 each, or $1,250 per table of 10. For more information and to purchase or sponsor seats, please call (502) 583-5935 or visit www.presentationacademy.org.
Pictured above are recipients, from left to right: Jennifer Klump-Kowalski ’96, Sister Maureen Coughlin, SCN, Dr. Erica Sutton, Denise Clayton, and Maria Scharfenberger ’82.
About Presentation Academy
In the spirit of Catherine Spalding and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, Presentation Academy strives to create a diverse community that promotes academic excellence and challenges young women to develop their greatest potential as leaders in a global society. Beloved since 1831, Presentation Academy is located at 861 S. 4th Street in Louisville, Kentucky. For more information, call (502) 583-5935 or visit www.presentationacademy.org.