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La Porte Community School Corporation Selected As Partnership Excellence Recipient

Former La Porte Community School Corporation Superintendent Dr. Judith DeMuth poses with Center of Workforce Innovations (CWI) President Linda Woloshansky after receiving the Partnership Excellence Award on November 2, 2006

The Center of Workforce Innovations (CWI) recently honored area business officials during its Third Annual Meeting & Workforce Achievement Awards at a breakfast held on Thursday, November 2nd at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton, with over 140 community and business leaders in attendance.

Five awards were handed out with La Porte Community School Corporation receiving the Partnership Excellence award.  LPCSC has partnered with several organizations including Purdue University North Central, La Porte Regional Health Systems, Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce, and Howmet/Alcoa Corporation to better prepare for the school corporation’s future.  The award recognizes a partnership or collaborative effort between employers, community/faith based organizations, educators, and/or economic developers that has had a positive impact on workforce and education.

"I am very proud of our staff,"former La Porte Superintendent Judith DeMuth said upon accepting the award.

Partnership Excellence Award
Former Boston Middle School Principal Dave Birkholz, Lincoln Elementary School Principal Diane Szynal, Board Member Ron Gigliotti, Board Secretary Ketra Bolster, La Porte Chamber of Commerce President Mike Seitz, former Superintendent Dr. Judith DeMuth, Howmet/Alcoa Corporation Human Resources Manager James Mandeville, former Coordinator of Instruction Programs and Assessment Patty Steele, former Associate Superintendent Dr. Dennis K. Shawver, and former Assistant Superintendent Jim Dermody