FRANKLIN, INDIANA
Franklin College

Professor Receives State Leadership Award

Bonnie Pribush, college director of leadership development and director of education for Leadership Johnson County

Bonnie Pribush, college director of leadership development and director of education for Leadership Johnson County

The Indiana Leadership Association has named professor Bonnie Pribush recipient of the annual Marjorie Klinck Award in recognition of her exemplary community leadership, collaborative spirit and strides in furthering the practice of leadership development in Indiana.

Pribush is the Franklin College director of leadership development and director of education for Leadership Johnson County (LJC). Pribush has taught at Franklin College since 1981, starting as a professor of mathematics and computer science. Since 1992, she has directed the Franklin College Leadership Program and in 1994, she worked with then college president Bill Martin, college executives and the board of trustees to start the countywide program, LJC. Currently in its 19th year, LJC continues to provide personal and professional development opportunities for a diverse cross-section of government officials, business owners, volunteers and residents who want to help the county thrive.

The Indiana Leadership Association facilitates best practices of leadership in and for the good of Indiana communities and Indiana people. The Klinck Award is named after the founder of Leadership Jackson County.

Founded in 1834, Franklin College is a residential four-year undergraduate liberal arts institution with a scenic, wooded campus located 20 minutes south of downtown Indianapolis.  The college prepares men and women for challenging careers and fulfilling lives through the liberal arts, offering its approximately 1,000 students 36 majors, 39 minors and 11 pre-professional programs.  In 1842, the college began admitting women, becoming the first coeducational institution in Indiana and the seventh in the nation.  Franklin College maintains a voluntary association with the American Baptist Churches USA.  For more information, visit www.FranklinCollege.edu.

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