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  1. Women's History Month
    Ashley Hopper
    March is Women's History Month. It is an annual month long celebration set aside for the purpose of highlighting the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. The City of Anderson is host to many esteemed women, serving our community selflessly, on a daily basis. This series of photographs extending over the month is to honor these women and their significant contribution.
    Ashley Catherine (Schweizer) Hopper graduated Summa Cum Laude from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree. She majored in Political Science with a minor in Social Studies Certification and earned her Kentucky teaching license for grades 8-12. Following graduation, she attended Ohio Northern University School of Law in Ada, Ohio. She earned her law degree in 2008 graduating with distinction in the top ten percent of her class. After graduation, she attended the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas where she earned a Master of Laws degree (LL.M.) in Food and Agriculture Law in 2009. Ashley has worked for the City of Anderson since May 2012, and has been the City Attorney since March 2013. She is the first female City Attorney. Prior to working for the City of Anderson, Ashley worked for the State of Indiana and Madison County. The City of Anderson is lucky to have you, Ashley. Thank you for all you do!

    Photography Courtesy of Micah Mitchell