Martha Ferman Spirit Award

The Martha Ferman Spirit Award recognizes the exemplary achievement, steadfast dedication, and selfless spirit of an Active Junior League member who will be sustaining the following year. The award recipient is selected by the President, President Elect and immediate Past President, and is presented at Annual Dinner.

Congratulations to Laura Everitt, our 2019 Martha Ferman Spirit Award Recipient!

Laura Everitt 2019 Martha Ferman Spirit Award Winner presented by The Junior League of Tampa

Laura Everitt has been a member of The Junior League of Tampa since 2007, when she transferred in from the Nashville league. Since her arrival, she has served across multiple areas of the League including several years on the Executive Board.

Laura has a passion for making the League stronger. Her work on the League’s Endowment Fund and Grants programs have helped create a firmer foundation for the League to stand on. In her final year as an Active Member, she chaired the Mentor committee. She worked to develop a league wide program to help members meet their personal goals while bettering the community.

Laura’s ultimate legacy in the League has been as a mentor. Her dedication to the League’s Mission to “develop the potential of women” has helped countless women navigate their League careers and go on to make an impact in the greater community.


Previous Martha Ferman Spirit Award Recipients 

2012 – Wendy Brill

2013 – Paula Cardoso

2014 – Suzanne Brownstein

2015 Angier Miller

2016 – Ginny Veit

2017 – Casey Carefoot

2018 – Jenny Spencer