National Council of Negro Women Awards Banquet

The National Council of Negro Women ( Norfolk Section ) held a scholarship & community awards banquet on Sunday, June 5, 2011 at the Norfolk Airport Hilton.

Norfolk City Council Member Angelia Williams was the keynote speaker. She inspired the crowd by focusing her speech on God and reaching for more.

Award Honorees

Bethune -Height Legacy Award
Donyata Washington,Virginia Kids Eat Free

Youth of The Year Award
Jane’ Williams – Jackson

Jan M. House Achievement Scholarship
Breagan Bailey
Lazashley Taylor

NCNW ( Norfolk Section ) Member of The Year
CaShawn Easter

The National Council of Negro Women, Inc was founded in 1935 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. The council was established to help women improve the quality of life for themselves,families and the community. NCNW’s mission is to lead,develop and advocate for women of African decent.

Jan House helped establish the Norfolk section in 2006 and was the very 1st president of the Norfolk section. For more information visit To join the Norfolk section email

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