Fantastic Father Nominee: Garfield Peart




Name: Garfield Peart

City, State: Atlanta, GA

Occupation: Architect / Lt. Colonel -> Director, Civil Engineering Division, 22 AF; Architect; Sustainable Business Consultant

Number of Children: 1

Why He’s Such A Great Father: He’s very involved with his son in terms of having him in church activities and exposing him to professions, culture and living a life of service.

Community Service Affiliations: Atlanta Center for Creative Inquiry (founder, past president,, National Sigma Beta Club Foundation (Board member of this youth auxiliary of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.), National Organization of Minority Architects, Atlanta Chapter (President-Elect), American Institute of Architects, Atlanta Chapter (Director of Academic Affairs), 2012 Ford Freedom Unsung Heroes Award; Military, American Institute of Architects Young Leaders Program, General Chappie James, Jr. National Mentoring Award; First Runner-Up.

How He Helps Others in His Community: He is the co-founder and past president of a 10-year-old program that introduces principles of architecture and engineering to high school students in several Atlanta area schools. They also provide scholarships and introductions to other teen development programs.

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