Ben Davis High School and Area 31 Career Center Awarded the 2022 Purple Star Designation

Ben Davis High School and Area 31 Career Center have been awarded the 2022 Purple Star Designation in recognition of their commitment to service members, veterans, and students and families connected to our nation’s military.

Schools awarded the Purple Star designation in 2022 join 60 schools previously awarded Indiana’s Purple Star designation, including Ben Davis University High School, a recipient of the award in 2021. The designation is valid for three years.

You can see all of the 2022 Purple Star designated schools here.

We are proud of this designation and our staff and students who continue to work toward amplifying our service members and their families!

The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township provides multiple pathways to success for more than 16,000 students, preschool through high school. Located on the west side of Indianapolis, MSD Wayne works in partnership with the Wayne Township community to help every learner achieve excellence.  To learn more about MSD Wayne, visit, or follow us on Facebook at and Twitter @WayneTwpSchools and @WayneTwpSuper.