Leaders in Action

Each year The Junior League of Florence presents awards and scholarships to young women in the community who exemplify outstanding leadership and volunteerism.


- Rising Senior from each area high school
- Well-rounded young woman respected by both faculty and peers for proactive efforts to better her community
- Genuine interest in improving the community and actively involved in that effort
- GPA of 2.5 or higher


The recipient will be selected by faculty and staff members of their high school and presented a plaque along with a five-hundred dollar scholarship by The Junior League of Florence, Inc. Leaders in Action program honors young women in our local community who exemplify outstanding leadership.

Congratulations to our 2015 LIA recipients:

Wilson High School - Angela Montes
Trinity-Byrnes Collegiate School - Cates Saleeby
West Florence High School - Savanna McElveen
South Florence High School - McKinely Collins
The King's Academy - Eliza Wilhoit
Florence Christian School - Mary-Caroline Waldrop

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