Bill Prestage’s humility and commitment to community is visible in countless ways. He has received many accolades for volunteerism and distinction.
He was inducted into the North Carolina Poultry Hall of Fame in 2003 and the North Carolina Pork Hall of Fame in 2005. He has served as President of the North Carolina Turkey Federation and the National Turkey Federation and on the Board of Directors for North Carolina Natural Gas and Smithfield Foods. The National Turkey Federation gave him their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.
Mr. Prestage has represented the meat production industry before many elected officials and regulatory bodies with honor and dignity. He has corporately and personally contributed to countless civic and education construction projects, including his favorites Future Farmers of America, 4-H, and the Boy Scouts.