Ivy Tech Foundation and Ivy Tech Alumni Association recognize Benefactors, Alumni Achievement Honorees

INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Foundation recognized its Benefactors of the Year at the Ivy Tech Foundation board of directors’ annual meeting held this month in French Lick. Two Alumni Achievement awards were also presented.

The Benefactors of the Year for 2012 by Ivy Tech region are:

Columbus Region: Cummins Inc.
Bloomington Region: Connie and Steve Ferguson
North Central Region: Mervin and Dorothy Lung
Southeast Region: City of Lawrenceburg
Kokomo Region: Pauline Barker Educational Trust
Central Indiana Region: Terry and Robert Bowen/The Bowen Family Foundation
East Central Region: George and Frances Ball Foundation
Northwest Region: Foundations of East Chicago
Wabash Valley Region: Fred and Nancy Rubey
Southwest Region: Vectren Corporation
Southern Indiana Region: Pat Harrison
Lafayette Region: Kathy and Randy Vernon
Richmond Region: Reid Hospital and Health Care Services
Northeast Region: David Bear

Regional Distinguished Alumni of the Year for 2012 by Ivy Tech region are:

Kokomo Region: Chris Armstrong
Central Indiana Region: Michelle Burton
Northeast Region: Jon-Paul Capito
North Central Region: Michael Compton
Southeast Region: Melissa Distel
Bloomington Region: Jesse Maxwell Gosman
East Central Region: Carrie Hoffman
Lafayette Region: Sabrina Hinkle
Southern Indiana Region: Frank Loop
Columbus Region: Kent Miller
Richmond Region: Joshua Summey
Northwest Region: Daniela Troche
Southwest Region: Matt Wagner
Wabash Valley Region: Michael Westerfield

The Alumni Professional Achievement Award was presented to Matt Wagner of the Southwest region. Daniela Troche of the Northwest region received the Alumni Personal Achievement Award.

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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