It was an honor being inducted into the Society of Innovators of Northwest Indiana, held on October 16, 2014, at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana. The Society of Innovators is an initiative to celebrate and promote innovation and innovators in Northwest Indiana sponsored by Ivy Tech College and various partners. They recognize many innovators each year and from the nominees, six innovators are selected as Fellows.
Each year, nominations are accepted online during an eight-week period for individuals and teams doing innovative things across the 7 counties of Northwest Indiana. Nominations are accepted from Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, and Starke Counties.