report submitted by President Ed Truslow
On Thursday December 15th VASSAR President Ed Truslow presented William D. "Bill" Barker Jr. with a NSSAR Bronze Good Citizenship medal. Bill has been the Thomas Jefferson interpreter for Colonial Williamsburg for the past 24 years. He has brought our history and the legacy of Thomas Jefferson alive for thousands of people over the years both in Williamsburg and in schools and at organizations across the nation. Due to the Bill's very busy schedule, he received the award at the St. George Tucker House in Colonial Williamsburg following his Thomas Jefferson presentation there. Bill also is a member of the Williamsburg Chapter.