The Harpenden Society’s prestigious annual Award Plaque for 2020 was presented to the Katherine Warington School on Tuesday Aug 24th. In recognition of a magnificent development by the Kier construction group, for its innovative building design and its internal appointments featuring state-of-the-art educational technology, all set on the edge of open countryside.
As Harpenden’s fourth secondary school, KWS is a major asset for educating the young people of the town and surrounding area, with facilities benefitting the wider community.
Society chairman Phil Waters presented the award to head teacher Tony Smith. Representing Kier were senior project manager David Tomlin, KWS project manager Tanya Hammond and project architect Alison Shepherd. Also present were Harpenden Society Awards committee chairman Penny Ayres and her colleagues John Davis, John Lowe and Pauline Waddilove.
At the Society’s KWS Award presentation were (left to right) architect Alison Shepherd, head teacher Tony Smith, Society chairman Phil Waters, Society Awards chairman Penny Ayres and Kier senior project manager David Tomlin.