Ivy Tech Community College instructor receives top honor

INDIANAPOLIS– Ivy Tech Community College recently recognized its top adjunct faculty instructor at its adjunct faculty conference in Indianapolis.


Thomas Daugherty, an agriculture instructor at Ivy Tech’s Kokomo campus, was honored with the Gerald I. Lamkin Award. The award recognizes the adjunct faculty member who epitomizes the mission of Ivy Tech. He received a professional development grant and a commemorative medallion.


Daugherty has been an adjunct instructor since 2009, but has nearly 40 years of teaching experience.  He has also authored several publications, developed curriculum, and is active with the local farming community.  Daugherty has an M.S. and B.S. in Agricultural Education.


The purpose of the college-wide adjunct awards program is to recognize Ivy Tech’s adjunct faculty members who best typify excellence in instruction. The Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Instruction is presented annually to one faculty member in each of the College’s 14 regions. Those chosen receive a commemorative plaque and a professional development grant.


The Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Instruction recipients are:

Shannon Braun, Academic Skills Advancement, Evansville campus
Ryan Coby, English and Student Success/Liberal Arts, Richmond campus
Tracy Geglein, General Education, Madison campus
Arthur Hershman, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Valparaiso campus
Kimberly Hively, Mathematics, South Bend campus
Cheryl Cummings King, Computer Graphics, Muncie campus
Leonard Kik, Design Technology, Sellersburg campus
Andrew Lambert, Business, Bloomington campus
Steven Mohler, Business Administration, Indianapolis campus
Joanna Nedeau-Kilby, Criminal Justice, Columbus/Franklin campus
Nicole Procise, Phlebotomy and Medical Laboratory Techniques, Fort Wayne campus
Eugenia “Patty” Saylor, Spanish, Terre Haute campus
Danielle N. White, ASA Writing, Student Success Skills, Early Childhood Education, Lafayette campus


Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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