(Michigan City, IN) - The schools superintendent in Michigan City is being honored. Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins has been given this year's Paul J. Alinsky Award by the Michigan City Rotary Club. MCRC officials said the award is for excellence, innovation and placing service above self.
Eason-Watkins was nominated by Katie Eaton, president of the Michigan City Chamber of
Commerce. Eaton said there’s been nothing but progress in the school system since Eason-Watkins took over as superintendent over 10-years ago.
The award was named after Paul J. Alinsky, a past Rotary Club president and past chairman of the chamber of commerce board of directors prior to his death in 1997.