The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women was pleased to honor the 2023 Woman of the Year and Tomorrow’s Woman during the Women’s History Month Banquet on Saturday, March 18, 2023! Tomorrow’s Woman for 2023 is Alexandra Williams, a junior at Chopticon High School in her second year in the Teaching Academy of Maryland at the James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center. She is an Honor Society student with a 4.0 GPA. Williams was nominated for her positive attitude and exemplary service work in school and in the community. When Williams was nine years old, she started a non-profit charity called “Sending Smiles” which she runs nights and weekends. “Sending Smiles” sends postcards to sick children in hospitals all over the country, which earned her a Presidential Volunteer Service Award. She also volunteers helping students, including students with special needs, with the Maryland Teaching Academy. Williams plans to attend St. Mary’s College to become a Kindergarten teacher. The 2023 Woman of the Year, Dolly Griffin, has become the living embodiment of the saying “see a need, fill a need.” In 2011, Griffin accepted an invitation to volunteer for the Wrapping Arms Round Many (WARM) programs registering guests, and now […]
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