Thank you for your nominations for our Remarkable Women contest! We’re currently going through those to select four finalists as we approach International Women’s Month in March.

WVNS 59News looks forward to recognizing the great contributions women have made to our nation and local communities. Remarkable Women is part of a nationwide Nexstar Media initiative to honor the influence that women have had on public policy, social progress and the quality of life.

WVNS 59News will celebrate local women who inspire, lead and forge the way for other women. It’s not just about one day or one month — it’s about what they do, day-in and day-out.

In February and March, we’ll highlight four local women who will be considered for Nexstar’s nationwide 2020 Woman of the Year Award. One local winner will be selected to earn a once-in-a-lifetime trip to New York City to attend a taping of The Mel Robbins Show. The national winner will be named in mid-March.

Remarkable Women - Regina Gonzalez

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Remarkable Women - Caroline Foreback

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Remarkable Women - Katie Forcade

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Remarkable Women - Paris Dunford

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Remarkable Women - Riley Phillips

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Remarkable Women - Heidi Moore

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Remarkable Women - Claudia Sessa

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Remarkable Women - Casey Gentile

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Remarkable Women - Brandon VanSickel

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Remarkable Women - Adeena Balthazor

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