Our 2018 King was born in Saranac Lake and is a fourth generation Saranac Laker. He went to St. Bernard's school and graduated from Saranac Lake high school, after which he attended Clarkson University. After college, he returned to Saranac Lake where he has been active in the community. He has been a member of the Saranac Lake Youth Center board, a founding member of the Saranac Lake Business Association, a volunteer for the Youth Soccer League, a member of the Friends of Mt. Pisgah, a Democratic Party committeeman and a member of the town of Harrietstown Board of Assessment Review. He has also participated over the years in a number of Winter Carnival roles. He has served as an adviser to the high school court and has been the treasurer for the Winter Carnival Committee. He is currently in charge of producing the Winter Carnival program book and is serving his tenth year on the Saranac Lake School Board. He continues to volunteer his time and resources to help friends and community organizations - including delivering Thanksgiving Day meals for the Women's Civic Chamber and Adult Center and helping to set up the Plein Air Fesival. He is the co-owner of a local business, Rice Furniture. He is the son of Mary and Clyde and the youngest sibling of Brian, Gary, Kathy, Paul, Carol and Colleen. He is the proud father to his son, Sam and husband to his lovely wife of 26 years, Sue.