The Midlands Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association has named Latorie Lloyd 2014-2015 Woman of the Year. Lloyd currently serves as chapter president and owns Aspire Early Learning Academy in West Columbia. Sylinda P. Zanders has been named 2014-2015 Business Associate of the Year. Zanders is the human service liaison for Gilliam Psychiatric Hospital at Kirkland Correctional Institution. The association also has awarded the Lucretia M. Cayruth Scholarship to Mikayla Prioleau, a senior at Chapin High School, and Brandi Montgomery, a sophomore at Howard University.