2015 Jean Walsh Scholarship

marcia-miller-2The 2015 Annual Jean Walsh Scholarship Award

Marcia Miller of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania, was chosen as the recipient of the Women’s Business Network (WBN) 2015 Jean Walsh Scholarship Award.  She will be applying the scholarship grant to complete the courses associated with enrolling in the Window Fashions Certified Professionals Program (WFCP).  This is a comprehensive continuing education and accreditation program for interior design, workroom and installation professionals.

Marcia is a graduate of Indiana University of PA with a B.S. in Finance.  She is the owner of her own sewing, alterations and home décor business.  In addition, she also works for Schweiger Upholstery and contracts with a Pittsburgh based clothing company to alter clothing for their photo shoots.  Her love of sewing began as a small child, when at age eight she enrolled in summer sewing classes at her local Singer store.

She is currently serving on the WBN Board of Directors and is an active member of the Cranberry Chapter.  She is an active member of the Cranberry Community United Presbyterian Church, serving as one of the coordinators of The Second Life Prom Dress Sale, a member of the choir and the Worship Team.  She has been married to her husband, Gary, for 29 years and they have two adult sons.

Women’s Business Network was founded in 1989 and has over 400 members in 24 chapters located across Southwestern Pennsylvania.  WBN’s mission is to provide personal and professional resources to advance the presence of aspiring and successful businesswomen.  For more information visit www.wbninc.com.