Pursuit of the Podium

Pusuit of Podium

Vote for
Your Favorite
Notable Charlestonian!

Four distinguished Charlestonians are competing for the opportunity to conduct the
Charleston Symphony Orchestra at the Sunset Serenade Concert
May 26, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. – US Custom House, East Bay Street, Charleston
Help them get their inner maestro on! Votes are $5 each.

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Kay Hyman

 

Kay Hyman

• Director of Community Engagement for the Charleston Animal Society
• Serves on neighborhood council and organizes community initiatives
• Multi-time winner of the Charleston’s Best Do-Gooder and Best Community Activist
• Has helped Charleston Animal Society become SC’s most honored charity for five years in a row

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Tommy McQueeneyTommy McQueeney


• Native Charlestonian – owns and operates a local State Farm Insurance agency
• Serves on St. Francis Board of Directors
• President State of SC Athletic Hall of Fame
• 1974 Citadel Graduate
• Recipient of the Order of the Palmetto, State of SC highest award bestowed on a citizen
• Has published 5 books and is a fine oil artist

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Mary Alice Monroe

 

Mary Alice Monroe


• NY Times bestselling author
• Featured on USA Today and SIBA book lists
• Recipient of numerous awards including several Reader’s Choice Awards, the 2014 SC Book
• Festival Award for Excellence in Writing, and the 2011 Book Award for Green Fiction
• Her novel, The Beach House, will be adapted into a Hallmark Channel Original Movie in 2017
• Serves on the Board of the SC Aquarium and is a Charleston Literacy Volunteer

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mary whyte

 

Mary Whyte


• American watercolor artist
• Received international recognition for her paintings of contemporary realism and portraiture
• Awarded the highest honor, the Gold Medal, from the Portrait Society
• Works exhibited throughout the US and internationally
• Her ground-breaking initiative, Working South, featured on CBS Sunday Morning
• Author of 5 nonfiction books published about her life, work and artist instruction

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