The Winston-Salem Foundation Award - 2009

Edwin L. Welch, Jr.

For his visionary volunteer leadership of institutions such as the Greater Winston-Salem
Chamber of Commerce, Forsyth Technical Community College and the United Way of
Forsyth County;

For leading the effort to improve high school graduation rates in Forsyth County through
the formation of the Community Education Collaborative;

For positively impacting the lives and education of school children through his corporate
partnership with North Hills Elementary School;

For improving his community by giving generously of his time, talent and resources to
individuals and organizations in ways both big and small.


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