About William T. Dwyer

The awards program is named for the late William T. Dwyer, a dynamic community leader and highly respected vice president of Pratt & Whitney's Government Products Division. His service on a multitude of state, regional and county boards and committees evidenced his commitment to excellence in education. They included the Economic Council's K-12 Education Task Force, Florida Atlantic University's advisory board for its College of Engineering, the State Advisory Committee on Business Education, the Florida Chamber of Commerce's education committee, the Palm Beach Junior College Foundation's board of directors and the Quality Incentives Council. William Dwyer was the Economic Council of Palm Beach County's chairman in 1977 and the founding president of the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County.