The Winston-Salem Foundation Award - 2012

John W. Burress III

For being a supporter, an advocate, and a resource for much of the Winston-Salem nonprofit
community for decades;

For opening his heart, his mind, his time, and his resources to all facets of our community to
benefit residents in all walks of life;

For valuing excellence in education to the core of his very being, and for taking very public
stances in supporting students with learning differences;

For his instrumental guidance, leadership, and advocacy for both Triad Academy and
ABC of NC Child Development Center, organizations that are both providing important
educational resources to children so that they can thrive into adulthood.


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