|Picture courtesy of Diana Panton|
Hamilton Jazz singer Diana Panton proudly won a 2017 Women of Distinction Award for the Arts, Culture, Design category on March 9, 2017. She was one of many women celebrated for their impressive achievements in the Hammer.
She posted the following on her Facebook page:
Honoured to bring home this award tonight for Arts/Culture/Design at the Women of Distinction Awards. Very proud to be Hamiltonian and see all the wonderful things women are doing to enrich this community. Congrats to all the nominees!
My special thanks to those people who took the time to contribute letters of recommendation and submit my nomination, as well as those who voted.
- Arts, Culture, Design: Diana Panton (singer, teacher)
- Young Woman of Distinction: Shruti Ramesh (student, researcher, teaching assistant)
- Business Leadership: Amy Back (Computer Help for Adults and InfoSpot Dundas)
- Community Leadership: Nancy Smith (Interval House)
- Education, Mentorship: Emily Ecker (Mohawk College)
- Health: Dr. Carys Massarella (St. Joseph's Hospital)
- Outstanding Workplace: REfficient Inc.
- Science, Technology, Trades: Deborah Sloboda (McMaster University)
- Lifetime Achievement: Anne Tennier (chemical engineer, consultant, mentor)
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