Annual Mountain Heritage Awards To Be Presented Sept. 25
Last updated 9/6/2021 at 11:13am
When Mountain Heritage Day returns to the campus at Western Carolina University on Saturday, Sept. 25, so will the presentation of the annual Mountain Heritage Awards, which honor an individual and an organization for contributi-ons to Southern Appalach-ian history, culture and folklore.
Recipients are chosen by a committee comprised of regional and campus representatives. The awards recognize an individual and an institution or organization for distinguished service, accomplishments, influence or expertise in maintaining the cultural viability of the region.
For 2021, the organizational...