AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS


NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN

INACAC is now accepting nominations for the 2022 cycle to recognize outstanding members for their dedication to the field and the students we serve. To learn more about each award available, review past award recipients, and/or nominate a colleague.

NOMINATIONS FORM

The deadline for nomination submissions is

Friday, January 14, 2022

Awards will be conferred upon chosen recipients during the 2022 INACAC Conference.

LETICIA CAMPODONICO AWARD

2021 - AWARDED TO ALYSSA LUNA, IUPUI

Presented to an individual who has encouraged and supported underrepresented and underserved students in their transition from high school to college. Award winners must be nominated by peers and a member of INACAC. Members of the Inclusion, Access, & Success Committee will determine the award winner after reviewing all nominations.

The recipient of the award will also receive a $250 monetary stipend, which was sponsored by the family of Leticia. Presentation is made at our Annual Conference. 


PAST RECIPIENTS

2020 - Lauren Mixon, Indiana University

2019 - Karen Bush, College Board

2018 - Tara Evans, Franklin College 

2017 – Catisha Toney, Gary Lighthouse Academy    

2016 – Jon Riester, Hanover College

2015 – Claudia Suarez, Purdue University                

2013 – Charles Haynes, Ball State University

2012 – Beth Petrie, Lawrence University 

2011 – Shenita Piper, Earlham College

2010 – Ivan Hernandez, Ivy Tech Comm. College

2009 – Joy Borden, Crispus Attucks Medical

2008 – Brenda Bassi, University of Indianapolis

2007 – Dexter Jordan, Rose-Hulman Inst.of Tech. 

2006 – Kimberly Stewart-Brinson, IUPUI 

2005 – Mona Bowe, Saint Mary’s College

2004 – Velma Wade, Ivy Tech Comm. College

2003 – Walter Blake, Wabash College

2002 – Larry Gonzalez, Indiana University

2001 – Janet Huck, Emmerich Manual High School

2000 – Carolyn Upshaw, Lawrence North High School

1999 – Roger Baylock, Purdue University

1998 – David Davis, Ball State University

1997 – Leticia Campodonico, Ivy Tech Comm. College

DOROTHY CHEESMAN AWARD

2021 - AWARD RECIPIENTS:

  • TIFFANY POWELL, FOSTER SUCCESS (INDIANANAPOLIS)
  • SUE STEMEN, PARK TUDOR SCHOOL
  • AIMEE RUST-SCHEUERMANN, HANOVER COLLEGE

Given annually to a member who has distinguished himself or herself by exemplary service to students in their search for post-secondary education.  Dorothy Cheesman Award winners must have a minimum of five years of significant INACAC membership experience as a committee member, a committee chairperson, or an officer in INACAC or NACAC.

Award winners must be nominated by peers. Members of the INACAC Nominating Committee, chaired by INACAC Past President, Karen Matthews, will determine the award winner after reviewing all nominations.

PAST RECIPIENTS

2020 - Johanna Hess, Chesterton High School

2019 - Jim Goecker, Rose-Hulman

2018 - Kathy Pivonka, Cathedral High School

2017 – Susie Bremen, North Central High School       

2016 – Pam Price, Center Grove High School     

2015 – Terry Knaus, Indiana University

2013 – Mitch Warren, Purdue University 

2012 – Bart Harvey, Valparaiso University   

2011 – Earl Macam, Chatham Hall

2010 – Lana Klene, Lawrence North High School       

2009 – Nancy Herndon, Hamilton S. E. HS  

2008 – Ron Wilks, University of Indianapolis    

2007 – Mike Donohue, IUPUI                    

2006 – Chuck Howard, Rose-Hulman Inst.of Tech.

2005 – James Stradling, West Central High School  

2004 – Joyce Heckman, Columbus East HS

2003 – Mary Pat Nolan, St. Mary’s College

2002 – Mark Weigand, University of Indianapolis

2001 – Jack Tonk, William Wirt High School

2000 – Bill Murray, Purdue University

1999 – Marge Laycock, North Central High School

1998 – Bob Birchfield, University of Indianapolis

1997  - Scott Gillies, ICPAC

1996 – Mary Ellen Anderson, Indiana University

1995 – Herb Fairfield, Indiana University

1994 -  Judy Blough, Danville High School

1993 – Marilyn Deering, Broad Ripple High School

1992 – Paul East, Jasper High School

INACAC SERVICE AWARD

2021 - AWARD RECIPIENTS:

  • MONA BOWE, SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE 
  • LEILANI JOHNSTON, WESTFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
  • KAREN MATTHEWS, BEECH GROVE SR HIGH SCHOOL

Given to a member who has distinguished himself or herself by exemplary service to the Indiana Affiliate.  INACAC Service Award winners must have a minimum of 10 years of significant membership experience as a committee member, a committee chairperson, or an officer in INACAC or NACAC. Award winners must be nominated by peers. Members of the INACAC Nominating Committee, chaired by INACAC Past-President, Brandy Candler, will determine the award winner after reviewing all nominations. 

PAST RECIPIENTS

2020 - Lindsey Speer, Ball State University

2019 - Jim Fadely, Brebeuf High School

2018 - Nancy Herndon, Hamilton Southeastern HS

2017 - Lisa Norton, Rose-Hulman

2016 - Brandy Candler, Ivy Tech

2015 - Cindy Parshall, Earlham College

2013 - Jack Tonk, William Wirt High School

RISING PROFESSIONAL AWARD

2021 - AWARD RECIPIENTS:

  • KARINY CONTREAS-NUNEZ, PURDUE UNIVERSITY
  • ERIC WEST, JR., INDIANA UNIVERSITY

Honors individuals that exemplify excellence in and dedication to serving the needs of students in the transition from high school to college. Nominees must have less than 5 years of experience in admissions/guidance and be involved within INACAC. 


PAST RECIPIENTS

2020 - Kelly Iler, Valparaiso University

2019 - James Crowley, Purdue University

2018 - Khala Granville, IU-Bloomington

2017 - Michael Lipphardt, Indianapolis Lighthouse Academy

2016 - Kelly Meyer, Rose-Hulman

2015 - Jasmine Rodriguez, University of Indianapolis

2013 - Will Patch, Manchester University

2012 - Lindsay Gross, Fishers High School

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