In photo from left: Warden Kathy Griffin, James Stamper, Warren George, Warden Charles Bowen
In photo from left: Warden Kathy Griffin, James Stamper, Warren George, Warden Charles Bowen

Bunker Hill, IN (August 15, 2017) – The Correctional Professionals Assistance Fund of Indiana (CPAFI) recently announced two recipients of the Supplies Scholarships. The CPAFI offers several scholarships to current Indiana Department of Correction employees and contract staff, along with dependent members of their household. The Fall 2017 CPAFI scholarships are available for both full and part-time students. Miami Correctional Facility Officer James Stamper accepted the $2,000 Supplies Scholarship on behalf of his son, Abram Stamper. Oakland City Contract Employee Warren George accepted the $2,000 Supplies Scholarship on behalf of his wife, Nicole George.

Warden and CPAFI Board Member Charles Bowen presented the checks to Stamper and George on August 11, 2017. “Congratulations to the scholarship recipients and I wish them the best in their educational endeavors,” stated Warden Kathy Griffin.

About the Correctional Professionals Assistance Fund of Indiana: There are times in everyone's life where a helping hand can make a difference or offer comfort. The Correctional Professionals Assistance Fund of Indiana (CPAFI) was established for this very purpose, to provide support to the employees of the Indiana Department of Correction during times of great need.

                                                                                               

About the Miami Correctional Facility: MCF is located on the southeast corner of Grissom Aeroplex, just south of Peru, Indiana, in Miami County and spans 200 acres. The facility is classified as a Level 4 maximum security correctional facility. The Phase I of the facility houses more than 1,224 offenders including the minimum security facility, which is located outside the secured perimeter of the medium security facility. Phase II construction began in 1999 and ended in 2001. The first housing unit in Phase II opened in October 2001. This phase houses an additional 1,632 offenders. Miami Correctional Facility’s total bed capacity is 3,188.