The 2017 Joe Fulcher Award

Stuttering Foundation President Jane Fraser and actor Michael Palin present the Joe Fulcher Award to Chaye Foster on Dec. 13 in London.

LONDON — The Michael Palin Centre for Stammering presented the 2017 Joe Fulcher Award to Chaye Foster on Dec. 13 in London. The award is named after long-time Sea Island, Ga., resident and Stuttering Foundation Board Member Joe Fulcher, who passed away on Oct. 6.  

Chaye Foster, 15, was selected from the nominees by several people, including Stuttering Foundation Board Member Frances Cook, who said the following:

“Chaye was chosen because of the resilience and determination that she has shown in her commitment to the demands of therapy. It was clear that Chaye has understood for herself the challenges that she faced and that, with support, she has made really important changes that will stand her in good stead for the rest of her life.”

Stuttering Foundation President Jane Fraser presented the award together with actor and author Michael Palin.

Posted Dec. 15, 2017