Central Kentucky’s Remarkable Women Finalists

Contests

Chandra Bicknell

Mother of six, wife, and caring hospice nurse. Chandra is very active in her church and community and has been a hospice nurse for 17 years. When not caring for her patients, she is homeschooling her six children.

Nominated by James Bicknell

Stephanie Diaj

Graduate of Transylvania University, mother of two, and Senior Volunteer Coordinator for CASA of Madison and Clark counties. Stephanie has dedicated herself to the advocation for abused and neglected children, and through her contributions and help of others, the program has grown exponentially.

Nominated by Jimmy Wooten

Jenna Lyon

University of Kentucky graduate, fourth grade teacher at Lemon’s Mill Elementary in Georgetown, and founder of 501(c)(3) A Chance to Dance, an organization that gives children with special needs the opportunity to dance and perform. Through donations and grants, Jenna has opened a brand-new, handicap-accessible dance studio to continue her passion of serving and teaching dance to children and young adults with special needs.

Nominated by Jean McCarter

Rebecca Mulcahy

Beloved Jessamine County teacher, community volunteer, and dedicated supporter of area veterans. Rebecca has been a teacher in her hometown community of Jessamine County for 25 years and has been recognized for her efforts in the classroom and dedication to students. She also is extremely supportive of her community through volunteerism. She regularly volunteers for the Wreaths Across America program at Camp Nelson, and she and her family dedicate time and resources to veterans at Thomas Hood Center in Wilmore and the local homeless shelter.

Nominated by Nick Sevastakis

FOX 56 wants to recognize 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.

Throughout Women’s History Month, FOX 56 will highlight four local women who inspire, lead and forge the way for other women during FOX 56 Ten O’clock News on Tuesday nights. It’s not just about one day or one month — it’s about what they do, day-in and day-out.

One woman will be named Central Kentucky’s Woman of the Year and win a $1,000 donation to her charity of choice! From the more than 100 local winners, one woman will be selected and named Nexstar Media Group’s Woman of the Year!

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