Martha Huett Named Harbin Distinguished Service Award Winner

Martha “Marty” Rupert Huett was honored by Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School on May 4, as the 2015 Charlie Harbin Distinguished Service Award winners for her service to the school.  The Charlie Harbin Distinguished Service Award was established by the Harbin family and is awarded by the school to recognize those selfless individuals who have significantly served Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School and exemplified its values in their lives. 

Montgomery Catholic’s president, Mrs. Anne Ceasar, presented Marty with an engraved clock, kicking off the 2015 Montgomery Catholic  High School Campus Academic Awards. 

Marty Huett has always been available for her Alma Mater, but certainly when both of her sons attended in the mid 1990’s. 

Martha Huett Named Harbin Distinguished Service Award Winner 1Her service to Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School spans over 25 years.  She was a very active member of the Alumni Association where she served as the Association President for 9 years, raising $100,000 for the school’s new concession stand and press box in 1999.  As a Booster Club member and volunteer she was a huge supporter of the baseball team, her oldest son’s favorite sport.  Brannon Cochran field was dedicated in his memory in 2007. She served as a gate and concession stand worker for countless numbers of games. She was an active member of the PTC, helped at campus clean up days, and acted as a room mom for many years.
Recently, the Montgomery Catholic Alumni Association called on Marty for help, and of course she said yes! The school thanked Marty for her service and for making Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School a better place.
Marty accepted the award and addressed the students present at the awards ceremony. She explained that she “chose to send her children to Montgomery Catholic, not only for the education, but because of the close relationships and the family atmosphere”. She received a standing ovation for her emotional acceptance.
Marty is Class of 1972 graduate from Montgomery Catholic. She is married to Rick Huett and retired from the Montgomery Police Department.  Her son, Joseph Cochran ’02 from Birmingham escorted her to the event.

Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School was honored to present her as the 2015 Harbin Distinguished Service Award winners.

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