March 29, 2018 Celebrations

Women Aware recognizes West High Payton Beaumier as 2018 Women of Excellence

Five women and a high school senior were honored for making contributions to Siouxland at the 34th annual Women Aware’s Women of Excellence ceremonies, held Tuesday at the Sioux City Convention Center.

Payton Beaumier, of Sioux City, was recognized as a women of promise. A student at West High School, she’s been a counselor and mentor to her fellow students in addition to participating in several city and statewide programs as a volunteer.

Currently her school’s student body president, Beaumier started West’s Siouxland Teens Against Human Trafficking organization and led a Red Sands Project to raise awareness of the issues. Beaumier’s peers also selected her as the school’s homecoming queen.

View the full story from the Sioux City Journal

by Earl Horlyk