- IU Kokomo Alumni Hall of Fame (2014)
- Indiana University Kokomo
John is chairperson of the Division of Allied Health Sciences at Indiana University Kokomo. He earned an Associate of Science in radiologic technology in 1976, and a Bachelor of Science in general technical studies in 1981 from IU Kokomo. He later completed a Master of Business Management Science from Indiana Wesleyan University. He has been a senior staff technologist at IU Health Tipton Hospital, and an assistant clinical professor and director of radiologic science department at IU Kokomo since 2002. He developed the curriculum for the associate degree radiography program and the bachelor's degree medical imaging programs, and led the proposal for the campus's bachelor's degree in health sciences. He's also created minors in sports management and marketing and coaching. He also is a successful softball coach, leading Tipton girls' softball teams to three state championships and two national regional championships. He lives in Tipton.