2021 Courtney Shields

2021 Junior Woman of the year, Courtney Shields, began her membership with the GFWC Jr. Women’s Club of Butler in February of 2020. She served on the 2020-2021 Executive Board as Treasurer. She is described by her fellow members as “smart, successful, and kind with a helpful spirit.” She is a decorated competitive swimmer, and was recently inducted as the first swimmer of the Mars Area High School Hall of Fame, which reflects the kind of dedication she gives to her endeavors.

2020 Stephanie Shaffer

Stephanie Shaffer served as the chairman of the 2019-2020 Home Life Committee, served on the art committee and even organized a kitten shower for the Humane Society of Butler. She and another member donated funding to help the Kids Closet apply for their 501c3. She made a wish list for the Alliance for Children of Butler County, collected unwanted Halloween candy for the Mars Primary Center, collects change for Canine Companions, organized donations for The Lighthouse’s annual toy drive, and hosted Friendsgiving. She’s also a member of the club’s annual fundraiser sponsorship committee. She even joined our club’s partnership with PA Volunteers. This woman is first to raise her hand when volunteers are needed and often the last one to leave volunteer activities. This dedicated wife and mom of 2 beautiful children is a wonderful example to all of us.

2019 Shannon Clarke


Shannon Clarke, the 2019 Jr. Woman of the Year is a dedicated club member, who is always willing to help out and go above and beyond, in order to get a task done. She always has a smile on her face and a positive attitude. She was in charge of many special projects this year, to include chairing the Social committee, the International Outreach Committee, as well as co-chairing our Twilight Magic’s Basket Raffle Committee. She is also serving a second term as club Treasurer. In addition to being a dedicated club member, she also is passionate about her mission work to Haiti, and is dedicated mother and wife.

2018 Heidi Priest

2017 Lorie Lownds

2016 – Tiffany Korn




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