Author, former teacher and dean emeritus of Western Piedmont Community College’s social studies division
Historian of the Year Award
Dec. 4, 2017
The award is given to those who have made outstanding contributions to the preservation of local, regional and statewide history. Clark was specifically recognized for his decades of teaching, as well as his writing, which explores North Carolina’s prehistoric Native Americans and its earliest colonial era, when Spanish soldiers marched across the Carolinas.