The Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands will honor five Columbia-area women at its Annual Women of Distinction Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at the Columbia Convention Center, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The Women of Distinction Award recognizes local women of courage, confidence, and character, who exhibit exceptional professional and personal success, and have made a lasting impact in the community. The evening pays tribute to the honorees with a night of success stories, inspiration, and call to action.
This year’s honorees are: Judge Amy W. McCulloch, Richland County Probate Judge; Emily England Clyburn, Retired Librarian; Xiaolan Michelle Wang, Entrepreneur; Sharon Brown Harriott, South Atlantic Regional Director of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Therese A. Griffin, Manager of Energy Efficiency and Demand Management at South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) Company.
Judge Amy W. McCulloch grew up in Columbia, South Carolina and graduated from Dreher High School in 1983 and the University of South Carolina in 1987. She graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1990 and was admitted to the South Carolina Bar the same year.
She was elected as the Richland County Probate Judge in November of 1998 and was sworn-in in January of 1999. She has focused on improving accessibility to estate documents, forms and procedures through t...