Nov. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --
Tom Norquist, Senior Vice President
of Innovation & Business Development at PlayCore, received the
honorable Industry Legacy Award on October
25, 2019 for his contribution to the Auburn University College of Architecture, Design
and Construction's (CADC) as Professor of Practice in the School of
Industrial Graphic Design (SIGD).
"Over the past fourteen years, Tom has been fully engaged in
building the collaborative relationship between PlayCore and the
AU/INDD and is being recognized for his leadership in the
PlayCore-sponsored Industrial Design play-based design studio,"
said Vini Nathan, Dean and McWhorter
Chair, CADC, at their 2019 Annual Awards Banquet.
As a collaborative partner with the SIGD for 15 years, providing
financial investment and instructional support, Tom has championed
the partnership resulting in internship and employment
opportunities for numerous students of the program. For this, the
CADC has awarded the Industry Legacy Award to PlayCore.
PlayCore President and CEO Roger
Posacki, accepted the award on behalf of PlayCore. As a
special gift, the CADC provided Roger with a playground cake on his
birthday for all to enjoy!
PlayCore is a purpose driven Company committed to building healthy
communities around the world by advancing play and recreation. The
company infuses scholarly learning, through its Center for
Outreach, Research, and Education, into its comprehensive family of
brands. PlayCore combines best-in-class educational programming
with the most comprehensive portfolio of play and recreation
products and services to create tailored environments that match
the unique needs of each community served. Visit playcore.com for
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