Aerial View of Belk Athletic Complex, Grace P. Johnson Stadium, Caton Field House, Taylor Track and Lumbee Guaranty Bank Field
Dick and Lenore Taylor
Dick Taylor is a Lumberton businessman with interests in insurance and real estate enterprises. He founded Taylor Insurance over fifty years ago. He is a member of the UNC Board of Governors and a former member of the UNCP Board of Trustees. Taylor is active with the Chancellor's Club and Braves Club. UNCP's track bears his name and the name of his wife, Lenore, for their support of the University. The Taylor's are very active in the Senior Olympics, which UNCP serves as a host site each spring.
Taylor is well known for his own outstanding track career at UNC-Chapel Hill. He was part of a collegiate world record relay team at UNC. He was a four year letter-winner and is in the UNC Track and Field Hall of Fame. The indoor track at UNC also bears his name. Taylor is very active at UNCP as well as his alma mater in Chapel Hill where he has served on the Board of Directors as well as the Executive Committee of the UNC Education Foundation.