- Edward Lee, a 1983 Winthrop graduate who serves as mayor of York and has been a Winthrop history faculty member since 1994, will receive the Elected Official Award.
- His award is one of several Historic Preservation Awards to be given out at 2 p.m. June 5 in the lower lobby of the State House by S.C. Lt. Governor Henry McMaster.
- The awards, which are sponsored by the Palmetto Trust, the S.C. Department of Archives and History, and the Office of the Governor, recognize exceptional accomplishments in the preservation, rehabilitation and interpretation of South Carolina’s architectural and cultural heritage.
Winthrop University, "History Professor Honored For His Contributions to Preserve S.C. History" (2015). Winthrop News 2015. 101.