Henry Laurens


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Henry Laurens (1724 – 1792)

Henry Laurens Award


From time to time in years past, Council saw the need to recognize Laurens County citizens for their notable leadership and / or service to the County. With this in mind, in the early seventies, the Laurens County Council approved the concept of honoring these individuals with the Henry Laurens Award.

Nominations for this honor are made by the Members of the County Council and approved by the full Council.


Recipient NameYear
John A. Livingston2018
Betty C. Walsh2017
Carole L. Knight2017
Ernest B. Segars2016
Marvin Moss2015
Diane T. Culbertson2015
Larry Scott Holland2015
James A. Coleman2014
Dr. Jerman Disasa2013
Douglas W. Stewart2013
George S. Whamm2013
Edward A. McDaniel2010
Dr. Peggy Prescott2010
Sarah Jane Armstrong2010
Hattie S. Suber2009
Willie B. Paden2009
Eugene C. Stoddard2009
Judge James W. Johnson, Jr.2008
William P. Baldwin2002
Donny Wilder2002
Marion Carnell2002
James D. Wasson2001
Joe Adair2000
Lady Raiders Basketball Team1999
W. Cecil Garrett1996
W. Wilton Cooper1996
Frankie Lunsford1992
Thomas A. Babb1992
Allen D. Coleman1992
Helen Rodgers1987
George M. Penland1987
Vernon W. Gaines1985
Clinton Red Devils1985
R. Eugene Johnson1985
Paul S. O’Dell1985
Furman E. Thomason1982
A. King Dixon
Clayton Woods
Presbyterian College1979