Posted 3/1/2013 - 2:45:03 PM
WASHINGTON, DC—Isadore Sharp, founder and chairman of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, has been selected to receive the International Horatio Alger Award in 2013.
This award is presented to one exceptional individual from Canada each year who has persevered through adversity to become a successful entrepreneur or community leader.
Sharp will be honored in Washington, DC, during the 66th Annual Horatio Alger Awards Induction Ceremonies from April 4-6.
“The Association is proud to salute Isadore Sharp—a man of exceptional achievement. We are grateful to him for joining in our efforts to enable more and more young people to achieve their dreams through higher education,” said Paul Anthony Novelly, president/CEO of the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans Inc., in a statement.
Recipients of this award become lifelong members of the Horatio Alger Association in the United States and Canada.