In Memoriam: Dick Knox, YATC president emeritus
YATC is saddened by the loss of a member of our founding Board of Directors and president emeritus, Richard Knox. Mr. Knox passed away peacefully in North Carolina at the age of 87. He was a close friend of Founder Jim Moran, working with him as YATC was established and serving on the Board of Directors 1984-2008.
More than just a supporter of YATC, Mr. Knox was an automotive industry expert who embodied the mission of the program. He worked tirelessly to develop the program to ensure students and graduates would receive the education and life skills necessary for them to build successful lives. He also worked closely with Jim Moran to develop the Jim Moran Classic as YATC's sole fundraiser.
"Dick Knox was a critical member of our founding team and we are forever grateful for his leadership and devotion to the school," said YATC Board President Larry McGinnes. "A fund for the welfare of students and graduates will be established in his memory in 2016. Dick will be greatly missed by all of us at YATC."