-Why should my organization nominate someone for ATHENA?
Your nomination helps recognize an outstanding leader in the Rutherford County community and demonstrates that your organization values women’s contributions. Your organization also benefits from the media coverage surrounding the ATHENA Award.
-What is the ATHENA Young Professional Award?
The Young Professional Award recognizes an emerging leader under age 40 who demonstrates the ATHENA values and serves as a role model for young women personally and professionally.
-Who can be nominated for ATHENA; do nominees have to be a RUTHERFORD Cable member?
Nominees for the Rutherford ATHENA and Young Professional Awards must live or work in Rutherford County or its immediate surrounding counties. If the nominee lives in Davidson County, she must work in Rutherford County or a surrounding County; if the nominee works in Davidson County, she must live in Rutherford County or a surrounding County.
-May my organization submit both an ATHENA nominee and a Young Professional nominee?
Yes, you may submit both an ATHENA nominee and a Young Professional nominee.
-May my organization submit only a Young Professional nominee?
-What does the $130 application fee cover?
The application fee covers the ATHENA or Young Professional nominee’s $45 luncheon ticket to the ATHENA Award Ceremony for the nominee, the $45 luncheon ticket for the nominating organization’s designated judge to the ATHENA Award Ceremony and partially covers the numerous gifts each nominee receives.