March 18, 2004
Celinda Kay Leach, who chairs the
health science division and the practical nursing program at Ivy
Tech State College in Bloomington, has received the college's 2004
President's Award for Excellence in Instruction.
It is the second time Leach has won
the award, given each year to a faculty member from each of Ivy
Tech's 14 regions.
It makes her a nominee for the
Glenn W. Sample Award for Excellence in Instruction, Ivy Tech's
highest award for excellence in teaching.
Leach began teaching at Indiana
Vocational Technical College — later to become Ivy Tech — in 1971.
She became practical nursing program chairwoman in 1987 and has
led the health sciences division since 2002.