Former NSCA Board Member Named ‘Tar Heel of the Year’

Dr. Betsy Bennett, director of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, has been honored with the title of Tar Heel of the Year by The News and Observer, a North Carolina newspaper.  The award is given to “a strong leader who has had wide and lasting impact in North Carolina,” according to paper.

Dr. Bennett “has a high energy level and a passion for what she does,” said John Drescher, executive director of The News and Observer.  “She is a consensus-building visionary with the people skills of a politician; she was once an elected school board member in another community.  She’s been a highly effective leader of a growing state institution.”

Read the full profile of Dr. Bennett at http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/01/01/1745457/betsy-bennett.html.

has a high energy level and a passion for what she does. She’s hired talented people. She is a consensus-building visionary with the people skills of a politician; she once was an elected school board member in another community. She’s been a highly effective leader of a growing state institution.Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/12/31/1743768/profile-is-worthy-of-honoree.html#storylink=cpy
has a high energy level and a passion for what she does. She’s hired talented people. She is a consensus-building visionary with the people skills of a politician; she once was an elected school board member in another community. She’s been a highly effective leader of a growing state institution.Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/12/31/1743768/profile-is-worthy-of-honoree.html#storylink=cpy
has a high energy level and a passion for what she does. She’s hired talented people. She is a consensus-building visionary with the people skills of a politician; she once was an elected school board member in another community. She’s been a highly effective leader of a growing state institution.Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/12/31/1743768/profile-is-worthy-of-honoree.html#storylink=cpy