CINCINNATI - The Habegger Corp.-Carrier Division announced that Bennie Barnes won the Theoret Curley Service Training Award. This lifetime achievement award is the highest national honor that the company awards to trainers. It is named after two well-known and respected trainers, Richard Theoret and James Curley.

Barnes, who works for Habegger Corp., was recognized for his outstanding dedication to service training and excellence in HVAC education. He is known for putting in long hours to train others at evening classes. In addition, he has worked with vocational schools and served on the Skills USA judging board for its national challenges.

Barnes was honored at a special dinner by John Dorr, president of Habegger Corp.; Steve Frey, branch manager of the Habegger-Carrier location; and Brian Newport, residential sales manager.

Publication date:01/10/2011