Joan Bock, Lynn Brooks receive awards

Trine University honored two donors with its top awards on Thursday evening.

Joan Bock, wife of Trine trustee/alumnus Jim Bock, was named the Woman of Distinction and university trustee/alumnus Lynn Brooks, shown with his wife Patti, was awarded the Pillar of Success Award.

The awards were presented during the 18th annual Touchstone Donor Recognition Dinner on Thursday evening.

The Woman of Distinction Award was first given in 2006 to honor Marjorie Bowstrom, a Tri-State University trustee. The award recognizes the powerful contributions of women in the areas of philanthropy, business and education and is presented annually to women adjudged by the university to mirror the attributes of Marjorie Bowstrom.

The pillar award, first given in 1997, recognizes individuals who provide vital support through their commitment, loyalty and dedication.

Watch this space to learn more about these award winners.