Ambassador Norland and Mary Hartnett Join Student Performance in Kutaisi (May 19)


On May 19, Ambassador Richard Norland and his spouse Mary Hartnett were the guests of honor at the 117th anniversary of Kutaisi’s renowned School Number 17 held in Kutaisi’s Lado Meskhishvili Theater.  School director Irine Jgerenaia gave a warm tribute to Ambassador Norland for his support of Kutaisi’s youth.  She presented Ambassador Norland with a photo album documenting all of his visits to Kutaisi, and a large bouquet of flowers to Mary Hartnett.  Afterwards, she invited Ambassador Norland and Mary Hartnett to join the school’s students in their special performance of the famous African-American spiritual song, “Go Down Moses.”