Johnson Architecture raises $ for charity

Knoxville’s Johnson Architecture Inc. team was out in force at the recent Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk at the University of Tennessee’s Circle Park. The team was formed to support firm partner and leukemia survivor Rick Friel and raised to-date $12,024 for the 2016 event, second-highest among all teams, and a total of over $62,000 for the cause since 2009.


Participating employees, family members and friends for Johnson Architecture’s Light the Night Walk included, from left, front row: Eva Matthews, Ellie Biden, Meridieth Williamson, Cooper Williamson, Nicholas Riordan, Rick Friel, Cole Overton, Juliet Biden, Emily Haire and Titus Haire. Second row: Hannah Matthews, Sunny Biden, Colleen Riordan, Jack Riordan, Heather Overton, Kelley Hicks and Heather Ryan with son Trey. Third row: Danielle Hemsley, Karen Williamson, Josh Biden, Mike Riordan, Jeff Williamson, Daryl Johnson, Joey Staats, Shehara Hapuarachy and Jimmy Ryan. Photo submitted.

In addition, Johnson Architecture has earned an East Tennessee Preservation Award for its work on Maryville College’s iconic Anderson Hall renovation, which preserved the character of the 19th century building’s character while creating a state-of-the-art learning environment.

The ceremony was on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 in Morristown.

Todd Morgan, left, director of preservation field services for East Tennessee Preservation Alliance, joins Johnson Architecture’s Daryl Johnson, founder and president, and Danielle Hemsley, director of business development, at the East Tennessee Preservation Awards in Morristown on Nov. 4. Johnson Architecture was recognized for its renovation and restoration of Maryville College’s Anderson Hall, which preserved the iconic structure’s 19th century character while creating a state-of-the-art educational environment. Photo submitted.