LDS Woman Honored as National Mother of the Year

Contributed By From the Church News

  • 16 May 2013

American Mothers Inc. is an interfaith, nonpolitical, nonprofit organization that seeks “to champion women by honoring, educating, and serving mothers at home, at work, and in the world.”

Every year, the organization selects mothers from nominees in the United States as the National Mother of the Year and the Young Mother of the Year. Women are also selected for both titles in the each of the 50 states and some U.S. territories.

Judy Cook, a member of the Church from Vineyard, Utah, was honored as the National Mother of the Year for 2013.

LDS women from other states who were also honored include:

Young Mothers of the Year:

Arizona—Tamara Passey

California—Stephanie McKnight

Florida—Rachel Crane

Hawaii—Penny Toilolo

North Dakota—Kendi Chase

Nevada—Montserrat Wadsworth

Utah—Michelle Lehnardt

Mothers of the Year:

Arizona—Judith Alice Nelson Ward

California—Renee Evans Starr

Hawaii—Lynette Serrao

Nevada—Zan Peterson Hyer

Oregon—Vivienne Smith Lewis

Utah—Judy Cook

Washington —Francine Cowie