Beaufort News

Thompson recognized for preservation

A former executive director of the Historic Beaufort Foundation is being recognized as a rising star in the historic preservation arena.

Evan Thompson, currently executive director of the Preservation Society of Charleston, will receive the American Express Aspire Award, which recognizes emerging leaders in preservation, from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Thompson led the Historic Beaufort Foundation from 2004 to 2010, when he left for Charleston.