Sam Ragan Awards

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The Sam Ragan Awards are an annual fine arts award presented by St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, North Carolina. The award honors Sam Ragan who was a North Carolina Poet Laureate[1] and North Carolina's first Secretary of Cultural Resources. It is presented annually for "outstanding contributions to the Fine Arts of North Carolina over an extended period--including, but above and beyond--the recipient's own primary commitment."[2]

Sam Ragan Fine Arts Award Winners[edit]

Listed below are the recipients of The Sam Ragan Fine Arts Award.[2]

1981
  • Sara Hodgkins, Southern Pines, NC

1982

  • Harriet Doar, Charlotte, NC
  • John Fries Blair, Winston-Salem, NC

1983

  • Nicholas Bragg, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Roy Parker, Fayetteville, NC

1984

  • Mae Woods Bell, Rocky Mount, NC
  • Frank Borden Hanes, Winston-Salem, NC

1985

  • Charleen Swansea, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Ella Fountain Pratt, Durham, NC

1986

  • Sallie Nixon, Lincolnton, NC
  • James L. Morgan, Laurel Hill, NC

1987

  • Robert Mason, Southern Pines, NC
  • A. P. Perkinson, Pinehurst, NC

1988

  • Paul Jeffery, Durham, NC

1989

  • Shelby Stephenson, Southern Pines, NC
  • Stephen Smith, Southern Pines, NC

1990

  • William Little, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Kate Blackburn, Washington, DC

1991

  • Gerald Barrax, Raleigh, NC
  • Marsha Warren, Chapel Hill, NC

1992

1993

1994

  • Marie Gilbert, Greensboro, NC
  • Kathry B. Gurkin, Clinton, NC
  • Thomas F. Henley, New York & Laurinburg, NC

1995

  • Joseph Bathanti, Statesville, NC
  • Nancy Bradberry, Southern Pines, NC
  • Glen Rounds, Southern Pines, NC

1996

  • Anthony Abbott, Davidson, NC
  • Ruth Moose, Albemarle, NC
  • Talmadge Moose, Albemarle, NC

1997

1998

1999

  • Georgann Eubanks, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Jacques Maloubier, Southern Pines, NC
  • Loonis McGlohon, Charlotte, NC

2000

  • Scott Ainslie, Durham, NC
  • Daniel Nie, Washington, DC
  • Louis Rubin, Chapel Hill, NC

2001

  • Daniel Infantino, Southern Pines, NC
  • Dannye Romine Powell, Charlotte, NC
  • H. A. Sieber, Greensboro, NC

2002

  • Fred Chappell, Greensboro, NC
  • Jack Pinkerton, Fayetteville, NC
  • James L. Morgan, Jr., Laurinburg, NC

2003

  • Edward R. Gomez, New York City, NY

2004

2005

  • Chuck Sullivan, Charlotte, NC

2006

  • Jan Hensley, Greensboro, NC
  • Lenard Moore, Mt. Olive, NC
  • Margaret Vardell Sandrewsky, Winston-Salem, NC

2007

  • Robert Gant, Charleston, SC
  • Jaki Shelton Green, Mebane, NC
  • Sondra Martin, Fayetteville, NC

2008

  • Charles Blackburn, Jr., Raleigh, NC
  • Barbara Geer, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Thomas Sayre, Raleigh, NC

2009

  • Thomas Heffernan
  • Lois Holt
  • Martha Blue Hooks
  • Sally Ann Morris, Winston-Salem, NC

2010

  • Mary Louise Bringle, Brevard, NC
  • Arthur McDonald
  • David Rigsbee

2011

  • John Holloway

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Past North Carolina Poets Laureate". North Carolina Arts Council. Archived from the original on October 27, 2012. Retrieved May 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "The Sam Ragan Fine Arts Awards". St. Andrews University. Archived from the original on March 23, 2012. Retrieved May 8, 2012.