Gwinnett County’s Aurora Theatre is among 12 organizations and individuals honored by Governor Nathan Deal for contributing to Georgia’s cultural life.
The Governor’s Awards, announced Wednesday, “recognize outstanding individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to Georgia’s civic and cultural vitality.” The awards were presented in partnership with the Georgia Council for the Arts and Georgia Humanities.
It is the fifth annual presentation of the award.
Twelve recipients were chosen from nominations from around the state.
Other winners include:
Beach Institute, Savannah
Bowdon Area Historical Society, Bowdon
Lisa Cremin, Atlanta
Lee Harper, Atlanta
Alvin D. Jackson, M.D., Savannah
Macon Arts Alliance, Macon
Museum School of Avondale Estates, Avondale Estates
Paula Peace, Atlanta
Steve Quesinberry, Newnan
Betty Foy Sanders, Statesboro
Larry Walker, Atlanta