Wilson is a retired elementary teacher from Indian Lake Central School where she taught second and fourth grades. She and her husband, Dennis, spent ten years teaching and living abroad before moving to the Adirondacks.
"We're very honored to be able to present our 2001 VIP Award to Barbara Wilson," Thomas said, as the banquet attendees applauded Wilson and her lengthy record of community service. "You deserve this award for your years of dedicated work on behalf of area residents."
Wilson deferred credit to others, and noted she was very happy to be involved in the work, particularly with the culturally-related programs.