Alum Selected as 1 of 10 Top Young Professional in Illinois
Constance Renee Stoetzer Weaver; ‘96 BA Journalism; ‘96 Broadcasting, has been selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Professionals in Illinois by the Illiois Jaycees. While at WIU, Stoetzer was involved in the following activities: Courier Staff, Student Orientation Board, Student Alumni Association, Track and Field.
METAMORA —Abingdon native Renee Stoetzer Weaver is one of the Ten Outstanding Young Professionals of Illinois chosen by the Illinois Jaycees.
This year’s TOYP Honors Program is Saturday, May 12 at the Springfield Hilton in conjunction with the Illinois Jaycees’ Spring General Assembly Meeting.
The Jaycees chose the young professionals because of their accomplishments in a number of fields, including financial success and economic innovation, philanthropic contribution or voluntary service, politics or government service, scientific or technical contributions or legal reform and cultural achievement.
Weaver is a 1991 graduate of Abingdon High School and a 1996 graduate of Western Illinois University. She is a former WMBD-TV news anchor and won Miss Illinois USA in 2000. She lives in Metamora and works as director of public affairs and media relations for the Heartland Partnership in Peoria.