Carl Ziegler Service Award

Carl Ziegler Service Award

This $300 award is for a current Collinsite who has made a significant service contribution to the Bloomington community.

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Carl Ziegler Service Award recipients


  • Thel Stettenbenz: Work with Spring Break for Kids


  • Ellison Oliger: Work with Spring Break for Kids, community commitment to Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, alongside involvement at Collins


  • Ana Lim: Co-chair of Philanthropy and Action Council, which involved developing and organizing the Trick or Treat for the Rise, the creation of a winter/holiday coloring book for kids at the Rise, the annual Soup Bowl Benefit, and more. Volunteered and did regular service learning work with SCCAP/Thriving Connections all throughout the fall semester. Also a member of Wells Activism and Volunteer Effort (WAVE) student group, and as part of that, organized donation drives for the Bloomington homeless community with BEACON and the Shalom Community Center (including contributing crocheted hats for the winter). Collaborated with WAVE, PAC, and Ukrainian student organizations to organize a donation drive for Ukraine.


  • Kirsten Chandler: Volunteer color guard coach for Bloomington High School South’s Marching Band for three years, volunteer member with ICAN (general member, a PAV, and furlougher), volunteer with the Collins LLC Welcome Week


  • Celestina Garcia: for innovative work with the Sustainable Food Committee, teaming up with a Bloomington neighborhood to create a community garden


  • Kelsey Triebold: for volunteering as supervisor of Learning & Play Space at the Monroe County Public Library and a variety of community events including the Lunar New Year Celebration, local churches, Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, picking up trash on the B-Line Trail and as ambassador to prospective students for the College of Arts and Sciences


  • Madison Miazgowicz: works with the 1st and 2nd grade classroom at The Project School, active member of IU Ski Club and participated in their relationship with The Big Brothers and Big Sisters Club of Bloomington through activities such as fall festival and fundraising bowling at the IMU, helped raise funds for Special Olympics by attending Polar Plunge at IU & various other fundraising events, hoping to start volunteering at Girls Inc


  • Emma Percival: services to Philanthropy Council, partnering with E-Force, Interfaith Winter Shelter and Shalom Community Center. Volunteered at Global Gifts, Lotus Festival, for the Arts Village as star-weaving instructor, and at MLK day events


  • Kristi Schultz: Director of Philanthropy and previous board member at Collins, planned and executed several philanthropic community events for Middle Way House - Trick or Treat for the Rise, Soup Bowl Benefit, Valentine's Day Carnation Sale, spring break snack drive, and several events for the local homeless shelter - holiday card making event, bake sale, and donation drive


  • Sierra Coulter: hosted Trick or Treat for The Rise, food and clothing donation for Middle Way House, Valentine’s Day Carnation Sale and Dine and Donate at Buffalouie’s (both to raise funds for The Rise Spring Break), volunteer French teacher at local private school


  • Allison Larmann: served on the Philanthropy Council subcommittee and the steering committee for our Middle Way House initiative, she took part in Trick or Treat for the Rise and helped fundraise for Spring Break for Kids, she also led the fundraising for Collins Relay for Life team, over spring break she went to New Orleans to work with inner city homeless and drug addiction centers, she volunteers every Sunday night for the Interfaith Winter Homeless Shelter in Bloomington


  • Emily Kehoe: through her funding efforts made the Middle Way House Spring Break for Kids program possible


  • Becky Boyle


  • Anna Remenschneider