2021 Impact Awards

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2021 Impact Awards

2021 Work & Learn Impact Awards

For the past several years, CCI has participated in the Work and Learn Indiana Annual Impact Awards. CCI nominated 5 2021 interns for the Intern of the Year award. Nominees included:


Diana Silva Esparza, Elkhart High School - High School Intern of the Year
Isabella Botello, University of Notre Dame - College Intern of the Year
Deirdre Lagore, University of Notre Dame - College Intern of the Year
Gretta Rempel, Goshen College - College Intern of the Year
Willie DeLoney, Ivy Tech Community College - Non Traditional Intern of the Year

In addition, CCI’s Internship Program Manager - South Bend, Lauren Lounsbury, was nominated for the Intern Supervisor of the Year award.

For more information on Work and Learn Indiana and the 2022 Impact awards visit their website at https://www.workandlearnindiana.com/impact-awards.Nominees are forwarded based on recommendations from CCI Leadership, Notre Dame Faculty, Community partners, and peer interns, and chosen based on exemplary performance, exhibiting leadership abilities, and for doing work that betters their organization and their community.

CCI nominees celebrated their awards on February 22, 2022 with a virtual celebration hosted by Work and Learn Indiana. This celebration welcomed interns and professionals from across Indiana to celebrate the past year’s successes. “The Work and Learn Indiana Impact Awards is always a great way to celebrate all of the hard work we accomplished the year prior. I always appreciate hearing about the work that peer organizations and educational institutions were able to accomplish, and celebrating the work of young people in the region.” said Lauren Lounsbury, CCI Internship Program Manager - South Bend.