Our Executive Chairman is one of six winners of the North Carolina Awards for 2014.
According to the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, the North Carolina Awards “… represent the highest honor the State of North Carolina can bestow upon a citizen. Awards are presented annually to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to artistic and literary expression, scientific achievement, and civic leadership. ”
Lenard and Alan Shapiro were recognized for their contributions to literature in North Carolina. Dr. Betsy M. Bennett and Robert A. Ingram were recognized for their public service. Ira David Wood III was recognized for his contribution to fine arts.
Details about all six winners for 2014 are available on the web site for the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. See also the History of the North Carolina Awards.
Here are some photos of Lenard in action.