Ivy Tech Community College Southwest announces today that it has named Darla Jones as the 2014 Alumni Achievement Award recipient. Since 1998, Ivy Tech has been recognizing its outstanding alumni annually at the regional and state levels. Darla Jones joins a distinguished list of award recipients from across the state. In 2008, Darla graduated from Ivy Tech Southwest with an associate degree in Medical Assisting. She is currently the Prescription Assistance Specialist at Echo Community Health Care, and was the first Ivy Tech graduate hired by the organization.
In addition to her professional success and parental responsibilities, Darla is actively involved in the community. She currently serves as the Board President for United Caring Services and is actively involved at Ruth’s House. From basic services to educational activities, Darla has helped start multiple programs for the residents at Ruth’s House. The programs she has implemented include art classes, book discussions, and lessons on foreign countries and cultural history.
Darla is now in consideration for Ivy Tech’s Statewide Professional Achievement Award and Personal Achievement Award. The recipients of each will be announced at an annual statewide Alumni Awards Luncheon in August.