Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Sylvester “Coach” Edwards

Title: President, Executive Committee Chair
Company: Greater Terre Haute NAACP
Location: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States

Civic Affiliations/Involvement:

  • League of Women Voters (board member)
  • NAACP, Greater Terre Haute Branch (president)
  • Rides Community Optimist Club
  • Western Indiana Community Action


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2024)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Young Man of America (1981)
  • Recipient, Breckenridge Award, Indiana State Conference of NHEP

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