2022 Friends

Ⓧ indicates 10+ years of consecutive giving to SC Humanities
 indicates 20+ years of consecutive giving to SC Humanities

Partnerships

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  • Clemson University, Clemson
  • Coastal Carolina University, Conway
  • Francis Marion University, Florence
  • South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia

 

Principal Sponsor ($1,000 and up)

  • Randy Akers, Columbia  Ⓧ
  • Duff and Margaret Bruce, Greenville
  • Judy Burke and B. Brandt Bynum, Spartanburg  Ⓧ 
  • D. L. Scurry Foundation, Columbia  Ⓧ 
  • Mary Ellen Fuller, Alcolu
  • John T. and Nancy Garman, Durham, NC
  • Harry H. Gibson Family Foundation,  Joan B. Gibson,  Spartanburg
  • David G. Hodges, Columbia
  • Jeffrey J. and Toni Hubbell, Columbia
  • Gerda M. Kahn, Columbia  Ⓧ 
  • Richard and Nancy Layman, Columbia
  • S.C. (Cal) McMeekin Jr., Columbia  Ⓧ
  • John Rainey Jr., Stowe, VT
  • Helen Ann Rawlinson, West Columbia  Ⓧ 
  • Sara Sanders and Stephen Nagle, Conway
  • William C. Schmidt, Jr., Columbia
  • Strada Education Network, Marshall Grigsby, Indianapolis, IN
  • Alice Taylor-Colbert, Greenwood  
  • Joey and T. J. Wallace, Columbia  Ⓧ
  • Susan E. Webb, Murrells Inlet  Ⓧ  

 

Sponsor ($500-$999)

  • William A. Balk Jr., Leesville
  • John Hartnett Busch, Chapin
  • James A. Bryan, Forest Acres  Ⓧ
  • Chandler & Dudgeon LLC, Charleston
  • Tom Moore Craig, Spartanburg
  • Elaine T. Freeman, Spartanburg
  • Mr. and Mrs. Sigmon Huitt, Rock Hill  
  • Jebaily Law Firm, George D. Jebaily, Florence
  • Kevin Michael Keach, Karen Sue Keach Real,  and Christopher Lee Keach, St. Christopher, MO
  • Randolph R. Lowell, Isle of Palms 
  • Dr. Tom Mack, Aiken  Ⓧ
  • Walton J. and Julie H. McLeod, Little Mountain  Ⓧ 
  • Elizabeth Lander Purcell, Clemson  Ⓧ

 

Patron ($250 – $499)

  • Paula and Stan Baker, Spartanburg
  • Richard Brown, Columbia
  • Dillon County Theatre, Dillon
  • Dr. Jay Dowd, Bradley
  • Jennifer Gunter, Columbia
  • Carlanna L. Hendrick, Florence
  • William C. and Darlene Clark Hine, Mt. Pleasant  Ⓧ
  • Timothy Hopkins, Lugoff
  • Vermelle J. Johnson, Orangeburg  Ⓧ 
  • Laura McCarty, Decatur, GA  Ⓧ
  • Lucas McMillan, Greenwood
  • Gail L. Morrison, Columbia
  • Ron and Linda Plunkett, Isle of Palms
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Poliakoff, Columbia
  • Marc and Ann Posner, Columbia
  • Jane Przybysz, Columbia
  • Hugh and Maro Rogers, Lexington
  • Cathy and Garrett Scott, Spartanburg  Ⓧ
  • Diane Smock and Brad Wyche, Greenville
  • Cathy and Andy Westbrook, Greenville  Ⓧ

 

Benefactor ($100-$249)

  • Deane Ackerman, Sumter
  • Gilbert and Barbara Allen, Travelers Rest
  • Joan and James Assey, Columbia
  • Hazel H. Bachman, Chapin
  • Judith G. Bainbridge, Greenville
  • Leslie Walker Bickford, Rock Hill
  • Jim and Katie Burgess, Columbia
  • William P. (Willie) Calloway, Lexington
  • Mr. and Mrs. William P. Cate, Eastover
  • Drs. Maurice and Sharon Cherry, Greenville
  • Alli Crandell, Conway
  • Tom Crosby, Columbia
  • Beryl M. Dakers, Columbia
  • Rachel Deems, Spartanburg
  • William E. Dufford, Columbia  Ⓧ 
  • Jo Angela Edwins, Florence
  • Virginia Tormey Friedman, Charleston
  • Karen Garcia, RCS Corporation, Charlotte, NC  Ⓧ
  • Megan R. Griffin, Gaffney
  • Dr. Elizabeth Gressette, Cayce
  • Bonnie Hargrove, Beaufort 
  • Dr. Carmen V. Harris, Simpsonville
  • Robert D. Hazel, West Columbia
  • A. V. and Kate Huff, Greenville
  • Ann-Chadwell Humphries, Columbia
  • Dr. Charles and Emily Israel, Columbia  ⓍⓍ
  • Wilmot Irvin, Columbia
  • Thomas L. Johnson, Asheville, NC
  • Lisa Kerr, John’s Island
  • Libby P. Law, Columbia
  • Michael Grant LeFever, Columbia  Ⓧ
  • Joe and Ruth Lesesne, Spartanburg
  • Caroline McIntyre, Greenville
  • Dr. Jason Munsell, West Columbia
  • June H. Murff, Aiken  Ⓧ
  • Dollie Newhouse, Irmo
  • Betsy Newman, Columbia
  • Ruth B. Nicholson, West Columbia  Ⓧ
  • Oconee County Friends of the Library, Walhalla  Ⓧ
  • Dr. Suzanne Ozment and Dr. Peter Mailloux, Aiken
  • Dr. Otis Pickett, Clemson
  • Blanche Premo-Hopkins, Aiken  Ⓧ
  • Donald J. Puchala, Saluda, NC  Ⓧ
  • David and Susan Rison, Summerville  Ⓧ
  • Charles Z. Robinson Rock Hill
  • Aida Rogers and Wally Peters, Columbia  Ⓧ
  • Dr. Peggy Stevenson Ratliff, Orangeburg
  • Don C. Rosick, Columbia
  • J. Alexandra Rowe, Columbia
  • Ardis M. Savory, West Columbia
  • Ignas K. Skrupskelis, Wagener
  • James E. Smith Jr., Columbia
  • Dr. Nicholas E. Stratas, Aiken
  • Marian E. Strobel, Greer  Ⓧ
  • Mrs. H.S. Tate, Jr.  (Betty Anne), Charleston
  • Saddler and Barbara Taylor, West Columbia
  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Teter, Spartanburg
  • Jennifer Thomas, Greenville
  • Jane and William P. Tuten, Aiken
  • Ellen Zisholtz, Orangeburg 

Associate ($25-$99)

  • Jan E. Barker, Spartanburg
  • Beaufort County Historical Society, Beaufort
  • Carol Benfield, Charleston
  • Kathleen Cassels, Charleston
  • Thomas Cassidy, Elloree
  • Maria A. Cordova Salinas, Charleston
  • Tom Cox,  Carl Thomas Lamps, Inc., Columbia
  • Mary Elam, Columbia
  • Edwin C. Epps, Spartanburg
  • Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society, Edisto Island
  • Friends of Edgefield County Library, Edgefield
  • Jo Griffith, Davidson, NC
  • Ginetta Hamilton, Columbia
  • James E. and Judith W. Hammond, Aiken
  • R. Scot Hockman, West Columbia
  • Susan Jackson, Camden
  • Mary Ann Kohli, James Island  Ⓧ
  • Steve and Pat Laird, Lake View
  • Faith A. Line, Anderson
  • Charles Lippy, Summerville  Ⓧ
  • Gail and Jamie Lyles, Blythewood
  • Lenora (Nonie) Price, Columbia 
  • Sally Price, Seneca
  • Carol Schenk, Columbia  Ⓧ    
  • Anne M. Schneider, Columbia  Ⓧ 
  • W. Conrad “Bud” and Mary Search, Greenwood
  • Shandon United Methodist Church, Columbia 
  • Thomas L. Stepp, Columbia
  • Kerry Stubbs Columbia
  • William C. Thomas Jr., St. Augustine, FL
  • Gail Wagner, Chapin
  • Dr. Melissa A. Walker and Dr. Charles Reback  Ⓧ 
  • Bob and Carolyn Wynn, Spartanburg
  • John Zubizarreta, Columbia  Ⓧ

Our Friends would like to recognize the following people in their contributions to SC Humanities.

In Honor of

  • In honor of Randy Akers
  • In honor of Jack Alterman
  • In honor of Beryl Dakers
  • In honor of Benjamin Bernard Dunlap
  • In honor of Malcolm Edward Kitchen
  • In honor of Joe and Ruth Lesesne
  • In honor of Laura McGuinn
  • In honor of Cal McMeekin
  • In honor of Nancy Freeman Rainey
  • In honor of H. Hugh and Maro Rogers
  • In honor of Sara Sanders
  • In honor of Alice Taylor-Colbert
  • In honor of T.J. Wallace

 

In Memory of

  • In memory of  Robert Ackerman, Ph.D.
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of our mother, Mary Alice Akers
  • In memory of Ted Balk
  • In memory of Jeffrey H. Barker
  • In memory of Charles and Margaret Bundy
  • In memory of Dr. Walt Griffin
  • In memory of Margaret “Margie” Hazel
  • In memory of Diane Howell
  • In memory of John Lomax
  • In memory of John Lomax
  • In memory of Rabbi Sanford Marcus
  • In memory of Nick Murff
  • In memory of Jeanne Puchala
  • In memory of Dr. Ernest M. Lander Jr.
  • In memory of John Rainey Sr.
  • In memory of “Betty Jo” Rhea
  • In memory of Jane Ries
  • In memory of Don Rosick

 

Governor’s Awards Sponsors

  • Cabinet Level
    • Emmie and Bob Dawson, and Jennet Robinson Alterman
    • Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, Coastal Carolina University
    • Nelson Mullins
  • Director’s Level
    • Randy Akers
    • Burkett Burkett & Burkett Certified Public Accountants P.A.
    • Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities
    • Clemson University Commission on the Black Experience
    • ETV Endowment of South Carolina
    • The friends and family of Gail Wagner
    • Historic Columbia
    • The Harriet and Herbert Keyserling Endowment of the Coastal Carolina Foundation (Billy Keyserling) 
    • The Jeffcoat Firm Injury and Accident Lawyers
    • Len Lawson
    • William C. Schmidt Jr.
    • South Carolina Arts Foundation
    • SC Academy of Authors
    • SC Department of Archives and History Foundation
    • Alice Taylor-Colbert
    • University of South Carolina College of Arts and Sciences
    • University South Caroliniana Society
    • Write to Change, Inc.