Church Women United of Faulkner County has awarded Ann Shult the Valiant Woman Award for 2009. 

In her years of involvement with CWU, she has been elected president, vice president twice, publicity chair, chair of the nominating committee, historian, photographer, chair of the Rice Task Force and is presently chair of the Peanut Butter Task Force. 

In addition, Shult organizes the yearbooks each year and updates the scrapbooks. 

As well as being involved with CWU, she is also involved in a number of community organizations such as the Faulkner County Master Gardeners, Farm Bureau Women of the University of Arkansas Extension Service, assists with the Youth Gardens for Master Gardeners, a member of the Conway Newcomer Club, she knits caps for infants at Arkansas Children’s Hospital and more.