This award recognizes an individual, other than those directly responsible for a public relations program, who has proven himself or herself to be a leader in using effective school/community relations to build support for public education in his or her community.
2019 – Dr. Fred Williams, Superintendent, Dublin City Schools
2018 – Dr. Meria Joel Carstarphen, Superintendent, Atlanta Public Schools
2017 – Dr. Brian V. Hightower, Superintendent, Cherokee County School District
2016 – Mrs. Lisa-Marie Haygood, President, Georgia PTA
2015 – Dr. Stan DeJarnett, Executive Director, Georgia Vision Project
2014 – Dr. Robert Avossa, Superintendent, Fulton County Schools
2012 – Dr. Gary Mathews, Superintendent, Newton County Schools