South Carolina Humanities presents the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities Luncheon & Award Ceremony to recognize outstanding achievements and contributions to the humanities in South Carolina.

The Governor’s Awards in the Humanities Luncheon & Award Ceremony is held annually in October at the Pastides Alumni Center in Columbia. Table sponsorships are available, as well as individual tickets. 

Emmie & Bob Dawson, & Jennet Robinson Alterman

Randy Akers

The friends & family of Gail Wagner 

The Harriet and Herbert Keyserling Endowment of the Coastal Carolina Foundation (Billy Keyserling)

Len Lawson

William C. Schmidt, Jr.