The Ulster Architectural Heritage Society is delighted to announce that UAHS Chairman, David J Johnston has been awarded an OBE for services to the community and to voluntary service in the Built Heritage sector.
Part of the Queen's Birthday Honours, 2015, David has been recognised for his contribution to built heritage in Northern Ireland, working with Gracehill Old School Trust, Ballymena and the Ulster Architectural Heritage Society. Speaking of his award, David was keen to highlight the value of everyone who worked in partnership in these groups, 'one person gets the award but many people have made the effort. I was delighted to accept the honour on behalf of Gracehill and Ballymena and the Ulster Architectural Heritage Society'.
The UAHS would like to congratulate David on this well deserved award, and thank him for his ongoing commitment and support.