Atlanta Public Schools’ Office of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education recognized the efforts of Heery International and Senior Project Manager George Harkness toward the institution’s mission at the 2017 Partner Recognition Breakfast. Dr. Michael Maze, APS Director of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education presented Heery with the award on Thursday, June 22.
In addition to the high-level of client service the entire Heery project team has provided to Atlanta Public Schools, George and Don Green volunteered to join the committee to help with APS’s golf tournament fundraiser this year, making a significant impact in the funds raised. In 2015, the golf tournament raised approximately $5,000 for APS to use for books, learning materials, and educational trips for students. This past year, with George and Don’s help, the golf tournament raised $112,000 for Atlanta Public Schools. George and Don will once again serve on the committee this year for the golf tournament, scheduled to be played at East Lake Golf Club on November 16th.
Heery has worked with APS for more than 24 years to improve the learning environments of K-12 schools throughout Atlanta. The long-standing relationship between Heery and Atlanta Public Schools exemplifies the Heery approach to client services and relationship building. On project work, Heery has reduced project costs and successfully managed budgets and schedules. The efforts of George, Don and the Heery project team show the greater impact that can be made by becoming a larger part of the client’s overall success. Heery is proud to work with Atlanta Public Schools and is honored to be recognized as a valued partner.
In the photo above, Dr. Michael Maze, APS Director of Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (shown on the right) presents Heery Senior Project Manager George Harkness (left) with the 2017 Partner Recognition Award at Thursday's event.