Mountain Heritage Award Winners
Mountain Heritage Award Winners

CSA Board 2013

Board members of Catch the Spirit of Appalachia accept the 2013 Mountain Heritage Award (for a group) from Chancellor David Belcher.

David Belcher and Susan Leveille

Susan Leveille is given the 2013 Mountain Heritage Award (for an individual) by Chancellor David Belcher.



List of Award Winners

1976                John Parris

1977                Cherokee Historical Association

1978                Leona T. Hayes

1979                H. F. Robinson   - more information here.

1980                Henry Arvel Greene and  Jane Parton Greene

1981                Asheville Citizen-Times Publishing Co.    - more information here.

1982                Douglas James Ferguson

1983                John B. Battle   - more information here.

1984                Old Buncombe Genealogical Society

1985                Penland School of Crafts   - more information here.

1986                Mary Ulmer Chiltosky

1987                Jackson County Historical Association

1988                Mars Hill College

1989                Mary Cornwell

1990                Joe Parker Rhinehart    - more information here.

1991                Hugh Morton

1992                Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual

1993                John C. Campbell Folk School

1994                William Douglas Davis

1995                Bea Hensley    - more information here.

1996                Robert Bushyhead

1997                Cradle of Forestry in America

1998                Museum of the Cherokee Indian

1999                Mary Jane Queen and the Queen Family    - more information here.

2000                Southern Highland Craft Guild

2001                Young Adult Choir, Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church   - more information here.

2002                Mountain Dance and Folk Festival

2003                Ray Hicks

2004                Walker Calhoun

2005                Haywood Community College Professional Crafts Program

2006                The Deitz Family    - more information here.

2007                Warriors of Ani-Kituah (group)

2007                Arvil Freeman (individual)

2008                Green Grass Cloggers (group)

2008                Gar Mosteller and Doyle Barker (individual)

2009                Great Smoky Mountains National Park (group)

2009                Amanda Swimmer (individual)    - more information here.

2010                Shindig on the Green (group)

2010                Annie Lee Bryson (individual)

2011                Stecoah Valley Center (group)

2011                Lloyd Arneach (individual)

2012                Jackson County Genealogical Society (group)   - more information here.

2012                Rob Tiger (individual)   - more information here.

2013            Catch the Spirit of Appalachia (group)   - more information here

2013            Susan Leveille (individual)    - more information here


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