2014 Women of Distinction Honoree

LaVeeda Morgan Battle is a 2014 Girl Scouts of North-Central Alabama Women of Distinction honoree. GSNCA honored 10 women at its Women of Distinction Luncheon 2014 held at The Harbert Center. The annual event is a tribute to women who have made special contributions to their community through civic, academic or professional involvement.

Honorees were LaVeeda Morgan Battle, attorney, Battle Law Firm; Kate Cotton, vice president, Community Relations and executive director, Protective Life Foundation; Malena Cunningham, president and CEO, Strategic Media Relations, Inc.; Helene Elkus, community volunteer; Shirley Fagan, director of Communications, O’Neal Steel; Linda A. Friedman, partner, Bradley Arant Boult & Cummings; Rosilyn Houston, East Retail Regional Executive, BBVA Compass; Debra Taylor Lewis, partner, Balch & Bingham; and Lissa Tyson, community volunteer.

Teresa Zuniga Odom, volunteer in the Hispanic community, received the 2014 Mildred Bell Johnson Lifetime Achievement Award.