Colleagues who operate senior living communities describe Susan Roberts as relentless. The 60-year-old’s determination to provide others with the best care earned her the honor of 2018 Executive Director of the Year in the southern Indiana region of Enlivant, the senior living organization that owns Walker Place Assisted Living. “There were several who go above and beyond,” said Roberts. “There were 12 of us who could have been awarded the honor. I was extremely humbled.” The
People tend to gravitate toward Lacy Harness, this year’s MHP Medical Center Monna Linne Award recipient, which was given Wednesday during a ceremony that honored six nurses. Looking at what she brings to the hospital, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Linda Wessic said it’s easy to understand why that’s the case. “She’s somebody you want on your team,” Wessic told a group of family, friends and co-workers who were there to honor Harness and the other five Nurses of
By JEFF BROWN - firstname.lastname@example.org Jean Ann Dellekamp Wheeler did not have a normal childhood growing up in Shelbyville. One of three new inductees into the Shelbyville High School Alumni Hall of Fame, Dellekamp Wheeler talked Thursday during the induction ceremony in the Golden Bear Room at the high school about how swimming altered her path in life. “I think gifts surface in many, many unsuspecting ways,” she told the small crowd in attendance. “One, for me, when I was 1
When Omar Matthews registered to be part of Blue River Career Programs, he was searching for a future fueled by a memory in his past. “I really wanted to do something with my hands and I wasn’t sure If I wanted to go to college yet so I needed something that I thought could be interesting to learn and diversify what I could do,” explained Matthews, who gravitated toward welding based on the memory of being a young child fascinated by the light created from the welding torch.
A Shelby County principal will be one of 12 high school principals honored in November during a dinner honoring the recipients of each district in the Indiana Association of School Principals. Southwestern Jr/Sr. High School Principal Curtis Chase will be honored at the Nov. 24 dinner as the District 10 High School Principal of the Year and will be in the running for the 2019 State High School Principal of the Year award, which will be announced that night. “Anytime you get s