2019 Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award Event Program

This June, National Park Trust awarded Senator Richard Burr (NC) with the 19th Bruce F. Vento Public Service Award. Senator Burr was recognized for his numerous accomplishments including his leadership in seeking permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund – a vision he shared with the award’s namesake, Congressman Bruce Vento. Take a look at clips from the award ceremony.

Video Tribute to Senator Burr

 

 

Speech by third grade Buddy Bison Student, Amari Sowah (Washington, DC)

 

 

Speech by fourth grade Buddy Bison Student Morgan Marsh (Washington, DC)

 

 

Speech by fifth grade Buddy Bison Student Ambassador Audrey Elliott (Nebo, NC)

 

 

Award Acceptance, with speeches by NPT Board Chair Bill Brownell, Sue Vento, and Senator Richard Burr.