Girls Scouts of Central Texas (GSCTX) is proud to announce their Women of Distinction for 2016.


The honorees are: Judge Marilyn Aboussie, Karen Clark, Carolyn Kirby, Lenora Pool and Teddye Read. The 2016 Distinguished Workplace for Women is being awarded to the Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council of the Concho Valley.

This coveted award honors women who have distinguished themselves as outstanding members of their community and who can serve as role models to all Girl Scouts, girls and adults alike. The business is recognized for being a great workplace for women and for supporting leadership opportunities for girls and women. The 2016 event is set for March 24th at the San Angelo McNease Convention Center. The event begins at 6:30pm with registration starting at 6:00. Tickets and sponsorships, on sale now, starting at $50 for an individual ticket and can be purchased online Funds raised by the Women of Distinction luncheon benefit local Girl Scout leadership programs.

“Honoring Women of Distinction allows us to celebrate local leaders who are champions for social change and community service,” says Lynelle McKay, CEO of GSCTX. “These women are fearless and dedicated to community education, entrepreneurial endeavors and sustainable change. We have chosen to honor them because of the impact that they have on the San Angelo community.”

For more information about Women of Distinction, visit or call (325)665-8961 X701 or email

About the Girl Scouts of Central Texas:

Girl Scouts of Central Texas is the premier leadership organization serving 16,500 girls in grades K-12 with a partnership base of nearly 13,000 adult volunteers in 46 Central Texas counties. Headquartered in Austin, Girl Scouts of Central Texas has service centers in Brownwood, Bryan/College Station, Killeen, San Angelo, Stephenville, Temple and Waco. Through outcomes-based leadership opportunities, girls discover their own potential, connect with others and take action to improve their communities. Girl Scouting offers an array of fun, educational programs focusing on fine arts, science and technology, math, the environment, community service, leadership, and life skills. Girl Scouts lead with courage, confidence and character, to make the world a better place. For more information, visit