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Honoring Inspiring Individuals

The Woman of Achievement Award recognizes one woman’s accomplishments during Women’s History Month every year. Individuals are honored for contributions in education, volunteerism, managerial or professional roles. The criteria for selection is a woman who inspires individuals to higher levels of achievement, is active in the community and is passionate about the Iona mission.

Past Recipients

1984 - Barbara Solomon
1985 - Sr. Jeanette Bodluc
1986 - Sybil Stevenson
1987 - Sr. Margaret O’Neil
1988 - Helen Feulner
1989 - Gloria Moldow
1990 - Mary Bruno
1991 - Denise Richardson
1992 - Sandra Cabrera
1993 - Gai Berlage
1994 - J.L. Yranski-Nasuti
1995 - Mildred Squires
1996 - Sr. Kathleen Deignan
1998 - Woman of Iona
1999 - Susan Toliver & Erin Whalen
2000 - Sr. Marie Thornton
2001 - Stephanie Schwartz
2002 - Fredrica Rudell
2003 - Marie Ciardiello
2004 - Sr. Mary Hughes
2005 - Mary H. Lesser
2006 - Ingrid Grieger
2007 - Margaret Bohan
2009 - Patricia Antonacci
2010 - Elena Procario-Foley
2011 - Jeanne Zaino
2012 - Frances Bailie
2013 - Sunghee Lee
2014 - Joanne Steele
2015 - Tresmaine Grimes
2016 - Catherine Stratton