Congratulations to The Arc's 2017 SPARC Award Winners!
EDUCATION: Sara Pielsticker - Sara dedicated her gap year between college and law school volunteering as intern at IN!, providing valuable assistance toward the organization’s goal to open the doors to higher education to students with I/DD.
ADVOCACY: Erik Navarro - Erik has made a powerful impact on the lives of adults with I/DD experiencing extreme physical challenges by providing them with support and encouragement to engage in social and academic settings.
ADVOCACY: Goldstar Learning Options - Goldstar Learning Options helps people with I/DD to maximize their strengths and abilities so that they may achieve their greatest potentials and make a positive and meaningful impact in their communities.
COMMUNITY CHAMPION: Katie Heath - Katie demonstrated the tremendous impact one person can make in the lives of people with I/DD through her example of full inclusion in her biblical school classes.