Pepper receives 2008 Visionary Award

October 26, 2008

 

George W. Pepper was awarded the University of North Texas Health Science Center‘s (UNTHSC) Visionary Award for 2008 at the annual "To Your Health" gala on Oct. 25.  The award recognizes Pepper’s global vision and dedication to the advancement of the UNT Health Science Center as a former member of its Board of Regents and past Foundation Board Chair (2007).  As a visionary leader, he has demonstrated long and continuing support of the UNT Health Science Center. 

"George Pepper is a tireless champion of science, art and the community here in Fort Worth, as evidenced by his commitment to the UNT Health Science Center, Van Cliburn Foundation, Family Service, Inc., and the Fort Worth Rotary Club," said Thomas Yorio, provost of the UNT Health Science Center and host of the gala.  "A member of our Foundation Board since 2003, he served as the chair in 2007 and helped us launch the next building phase for our campus.  We are proud to have him as one of the UNT Health Science Center’s top ambassadors."

The annual gala’s theme, Unmasking Discoveries, recognized the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Health Science Center’s influence on the people of Fort Worth.  Proceeds will benefit the UNT Health Science Center and its students via scholarships, new facilities and other resources.

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