6 receive Women of Leadership Awards

ffReagan Hales, from left, Freda Powell, Dr. Dana West, Ginger Nelson, KayLynda Bull and Mary Kay Kuhrtz received 2017 Women of Leadership Awards from the Amarillo Business Women. (Provided photo)

The 2017 Women of Leadership Awards were given out Thursday by the Amarillo Business Women at their annual luncheon, according to a news release.

The six recipients were: KayLynda Bull, Sir Speedy; Reagan Hales, Amarillo Economic Development Corp.; Mary Kay Kuhrtz, ReBath & 5 Day Kitchens of Amarillo; Ginger Nelson, Law Offices of Nelson & Nelson, PC; Freda Powel, LINN Energy, LLC; and Dr. Dana West, Amarillo Independent School District.

The women were nominated by their peers to receive the award.

The Amarillo Business Women hosts the Women of Leadership Awards annually to honor successful professional women in our community, according to the release.

The award is for women of all ages who show leadership, are active in the Amarillo community, deliver quality performance in their roles, have outstanding personal achievements and will continue to be a positive role model for peers and young professionals in the Amarillo community.