William S. Lee III Scholarship

Bill Lee, one of Charlotte, NC’s visionary leaders, was the chief executive of Duke Energy Company. He was an active member of the Myers Park Presbyterian Church, serving as a ninth-grade Sunday school teacher, a deacon and an elder. He was the co-chair of the church’s "Linking God’s Children" campaign which raised $3.5 million for the education of local and international students. This endowed scholarship was established 1996 in his memory by the mission committee of the church. Preference is given to students of Malawi, Mexico and the Seigle Avenue and Dalton Village areas in Charlotte.