Yellow Rose Award Winners

The Yellow Rose Award is the highest honor bestowed by the chapter. This winner was nominated because he or she went above and beyond the call of duty that year. Each winner receives a lovely rosebud pin, a $25 gift card, and a certificate.


Jen FitzGerald, 2014 Yellow Rose Award Recipient


In 2014, Jen served as NT treasurer and as first coordinator for The Carolyn Readers Choice Award Contest. She's been a member of NT since 2003.

From the nomination: "Jen FitzGerald works tirelessly for our chapter. She's held board positions in the past and is is our current Treasurer. She launched The Carolyn Award last year and ran the entire contest from start to finish on her own, as well as assisted with our Great Expectations contest. Jen is a supreme example of selfless giving and deserves this recognition." Lisa Fenley

From the nomination: "For her tireless efforts on researching contests and getting our Carolyn Contest up and running in its first year. She spent countless selfless hours on it and continues to do so through the start of this second contest year as well." Clover Autrey

From the nomination: "She has served the chapter as President, Membership Chair, Treasurer and probably other offices I don't know about -- as well as creating and running the first Carolyn Contest. She goes out of her way to make visitors and new members feel welcome, and brings positive energy to every meeting." Nancy Connally