Grace College Employee Honored with Sagamore of the Wabash

WINONA LAKE, Ind. (WOWO): A Grace College employee is being honored for her service. 

The Indiana State Senate has honored Amanda Banks with the Sagamore of the Wabash for serving as State Senator of District 17 during the 2015 legislative session. Banks was recognized for her willingness to fill her husband’s seat while he was deployed to Afghanistan. 

During her time at the Statehouse, Banks championed legislation aimed at reducing Indiana’s veteran unemployment rate by allowing private sector employers to adopt a veteran hiring preference. 

Banks is currently working with Grace College as their Director of Public Relations.