ASC is pleased to recognize exceptionally creative, innovative, and inquisitive individuals and teachers whose lifetime achievements in arts, science or history have distinguished them and have enriched the lives of the citizens of Charlotte-Mecklenburg and this region.
ASC Honors-Lifetime Achievement in the Field of Arts, Science or History celebrates the lifetime achievements of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg resident in the visual, design or performing arts, history, literature or science.
Thanks to the generosity of the Cato Corporation, ASC is also able to honor lifetime achievement in teaching art, science and history for Pre-K-12 teachers from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region with the ASC Honors-Cato Lifetime Achievement in Teaching Awards.
2008 ASC Honors
- Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux & Patricia McBride (Dance)
- Steve Crump (History/Film)
- Herb Jackson (Visual Art)
- Dr. Francis Robicsek (Science/Medicine)
- Arthur Smith (Music)
2012 ASC Honors
- Robert Corbin (Science)
- Clara Jones (Music)
- Wesley Mancini (Design)
- Dr. Dan Morrill (History)
- Kathy Reichs (Literature)
2012 ASC Cato Honors
- Byron Baldwin – introduced by Dave Layton
- Andrew West – introduced by Kate Rockecharlie Jenkins
- Libby Withrow – introduced by Rich Withrow
Each honoree receives a bronze medallion designed by NC artist Joanna Gollberg and a cash award.