H. Clinton Foust, Jr.
October 15, 1929 – September 11, 2008
Inducted 2010

Graduated University of North Carolina
Named Morganton Recreation Director
Morganton Jaycees Young Man of the Year
President North Carolina Recreation and Park Society
NCRPS Fellow Award
President Morganton Rotary Club
Morganton Man of The Year
Rotary Paul Harris Fellow

Other achievements:
    U.S. Army veteran serving in Italy during Korea conflict
    President of the Burke County Fair
    Board member of Christmas Cheer, Inc.
    President of Freedom High Athletic Foundation.

Clinton was a pioneer in the movement for recreation facilities and programs in North Carolina. His leadership to provide leisure services through municipal government was recognized in the State of North Carolina and throughout the Southeastern region of the United States.

He was respected by young and old alike for his professionalism and hands on approach. His vision for quality sports facilities has continued and strengthened the rich sports traditions of Burke County.