The Hutchinson Bell awarded the Greater Indiana chapter the 2014 Chapter of the Year Award at the conclusion of Monday’s evening lecture.

The award was established in April 2014 to bring attention to the volunteer work that is so valuable to the mission of Florida College. Executive Director of The Hutchinson Bell Adam Olson ’00 (pictured right), who also serves as Florida College’s director of alumni relations, presented the inaugural award to Jason McCort (center), the chapter’s president, who received the award on behalf of the Greater Indiana chapter.

McCort and his fellow chapter members earned this award for their innovative fundraising strategies, which have raised over $120,000 in scholarships since the chapter’s inception in 2006. They also began a new Florida College camp, which has shown consistent growth every year.

This group has diligently cultivated a thriving community that is dynamic, vibrant and strongly supportive of Florida College since its organization in 2006.

During his presentation, Olson praised the chapter for “continuously planning ahead and including families,” which he believes help to effectively mirror the atmosphere and spirit of Florida College.

Florida College thanks the Greater Indiana chapter of The Hutchinson Bell for its outstanding service, as well as each chapter for their consistent support and commitment.