2009 Distinguished Alumnus Harold "Butch" Blanchard
Each year the NC State Alumni Association hosts "Evening of the Stars" celebrating College Distinguished Alumni Awards and the Alumni Association Awards. The evening highlights NC State's community of alumni achievers as they are recognized for contributions and/or serivce to NC State, their communities and/or career accomplishments. The college award winners are selected by the colleges, while the Alumni Association winners are chosen by a committee of the association's board of directors.
Harold C. “Butch” Blanchard ’63 of Whiteville, N.C.
was selected in recognition of his distinguished career as a forest manager and his many contributions to his profession, his community and the college.
From his earliest days as a student athelete and scholarship recipient therough his successful career and a practicing forester and president of the NC Forestry Foundation "Butch" Blanchard has been a strong supporter of the college.
Blanchard accepted the honor January 29, 2010 at the NC State University Alumni Association’s “Evening of Stars” Gala in Raleigh.
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