About Silver Magnolia’s
Trailblazing women whose dedication and service to humankind must be recognized.
• She has played an active role in writing history.
• Her life/service is both news-worthy and note-worthy.
• She has a place in Louisiana’s history.
• She was 70 years of age at the end of the previous year.
• She is a US citizen and a resident of the Greater Baton Rouge area.
• She must have had a positive impact on her community through her service.
• She must have demonstrated she is a good follower as well as a good leader.
About the Silver Magnolia Award
The Silver Magnolia Award was established in 2004 by the Women’s Council of Greater Baton Rouge to recognize hard-working women in Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. Moreover, it celebrates women who are committed to helping others and who have made meaningful contributions to our community.
The Silver Magnolia Committee
Shana Augustus – Chair
Faye Ferdinand – Co-Chair