On Saturday, September 26, the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation, Inc. held its 12th Annual Awards Banquet at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. The event’s objective is to honor and pay homage to those who have made significant contributions in the areas of historic preservation, the arts, education, and public service. Preservation of African American history is also honored, and that award is named for the late W.W. Law.
The Leopold Adler Historic Preservation Award was presented to Craig Barrow, III, President of Wormsloe Institution of Environmental History, and a stock broker, King- Tisdell Arts Award was presented to Luther Vann, photographer and artist, Beach Institute Education Award was presented to Joseph Buck, President of the Savannah- Chatham Board of Education, The Rev. James M. Simms Public Service Award was presented to Shirley Barber James, retired educator, Chairperson, Savannah Tribune, Inc., and retired editor and publisher,
The Savannah Tribune,
and the W.W. Law Legacy Award was presented to William B. Jackson, civil rights activist, and retired educator.