Garner YMCA Recognizes CBC Retired Executive Ben Waters

Garner YMCA Recognizes CBC Retired Executive


Judge Michael Morgan (right) presented the Human Services Award to CBC’s Ben Waters.

Retired CBC executive Ben Waters received the Human Service Award from the Garner Road YMCA at the organiztions 56th Annual Meeting and Award Banquet on Friday, May 25th. The YMCA recognized Waters for his “long and dedicated commitment to the Garner Road Family YMCA.”

The event, held at the McKimmon Center on the NC State campus, began with a business meeting and installation of new board members and officers. After the dinner, Kilpatrick Stockton attorney Allyson K. Duncan provided a keynote address focusing on the importance of teaching and the struggles of African Americans.

Judge Michael R. Morgan presented the awards to the evening’s honorees. Thirteen people received awards, including Waters and US Olympian Marion Jones who received the Personal Achievement Award.


The event celebrated Waters’ personal commitment to the Garner Road YMCA.
Award winners present included (left to right): Front row – Chester Hunter, Allyson Duncan, Antonio Pettigrew, Bill McNeal, Rasheeda Omati, Charles Bullock. Back row – Antonio Knox, H. Donell Lewis, Ben Waters, Hamilton Sloan, James West, Tim Catlett, Ray Chance, Larry Jones.

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