The Mid-South’s Remarkable Women, 2021

Remarkable Women

Throughout the month of March, WREG is highlighting the many contributions women make in our community. Remarkable Women is part of a nationwide Nexstar media initiative to honor the influence women have on public policy, social progress and quality of life.

Remarkable Women airs each Tuesday at 6 p.m. in March. We will post their stories here as they are revealed this month.

Finalist #1

Crystelle Jones

Finalist’s Hometown

She’s helping young artists stand out in South Memphis at the Harriet Performing Arts Center. Read More…

Finalist #2

Mollie Walker

Finalist’s Hometown

She’s helping moms-to-be through Tennessee Fertility AdvocatesRead More…

Finalist #3

Janet Ware Thompson


She changed lives after returning to lead her alma mater, Douglass High Read More…

Finalist #4

Patricia LeSueur Merriweather

Holly Springs

She grew up the daughter of sharecroppers in Mississippi but became an acclaimed educator in Memphis. Read More…

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