The Delta State University Department of Social Work Debbie Simmons “I Care” recognition award recipient is Robyn Marlow (center) of North Sunflower Medical Center.
Pictured with Marlow is Calvin Simmons (at left) and Chair of the Delta State Department of Social Work Alinda Sledge.
The social work recognition award is givento a licensed professional BSW or MSW who exemplifies excellent social work practice in the community and demonstrates the caring nature of Debbie Simmons. The recipient receives a $1000 cash award.
As a memorial to Debbie Simmons, who graduated from Delta State with a Bachelor of Social Work in 1990, her husband, Calvin Simmons, and children, have established an awards program in the Delta State University Department of Social Work to honor excellence in social work in the Delta.
The award was announced during the Delta State Department of Social Work’s Margaret Tullos Field Symposium held March 4, in the Henry J. Jacobs Conference Center of James M. Ewing Hall on the campus.