WorkOne Achievement Awards Honor Hoosiers and Hoosier Employers

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WorkOne Achievement Awards Honor Hoosiers and Hoosier Employers

INDIANAPOLIS (April 5, 2017) – The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and its WorkOne Career Centers are proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 WorkOne Achievement Awards. Biennially, DWD recognizes Hoosiers who have participated in various DWD education programs and are successful in rejoining the workforce. Indiana employers who have used WorkOne services for hiring, training and other economic development purposes also are recognized. All recipients were nominated for the award by their local WorkOne center.

Following are the individual award recipients:

  • Mindy Babbitt, Paoli
  • Robert Blackwell, Jeffersonville
  • Randy Dean, La Porte
  • Mandy Green, Lafayette
  • Doniell Hiser, Montpelier
  • Priscilla Jackson, North Vernon
  • Raymond Johnson, Indianapolis
  • Scott Lawson, Marion
  • Lauren Marks, Henderson, Ky.
  • Joseph Roe, Indianapolis
  • Natasha Trinkle, Terre Haute

Following are the employer award recipients:

  • Ball Corporation, Monticello
  • Calpipe Industries, Inc., Hobart
  • GDC, Goshen
  • Global Packaging, Westfield
  • iLAB, Indianapolis

  • MS Companies, Evansville

  • Muncie Novelty, Indiana Ticket Company, Muncie
  • PPG Industrial Coatings, Brazil
  • St. Vincent Medical Group, Bedford
  • Tenneco, Clean Air, North America, Jeffersonville
  • Triton Metal Products, Hamilton

The awards ceremony will take place in the South Atrium at the Statehouse on April 11, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Local talk show host Abdul-Hakim Shabazz will be the Master of Ceremonies. The event is open to the public.


About Indiana Department of Workforce Development

DWD serves the worker and the employer to ensure workplace success. DWD is committed to innovating and invigorating Indiana’s economic future by providing WorkOne Career Centers, Unemployment Insurance, Labor Market Information, Regional Workforce Strategies and Professional Training. Through these services, DWD is able to develop a premier workforce that enables Indiana employers to flourish and entices businesses from outside our state to relocate to Indiana.

For additional information, contact:

Kayli Schroeder, 317-232-7358,

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