Eastern Gateway prez is 2013 Athena Award winner

BOARDMAN — Dr. Laura Meeks, president of Eastern Gateway Community College, was announced tonight as the 2013 recipient of the Athena Award before a crowd of nearly 700 at Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center here.

She was among 29 area women who were nominated for the award.

The Athena Award, presented by the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber and The Vindicator and vindy.com, is given annually to recognize area business and professional women who have demonstrated excellence in their chosen career, provided leadership in the community and mentored or contributed to the growth of other professional women.

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