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Musician David Holt To Receive State's Top Civilian Honor


Last updated 11/8/2021 at 11:32am

Western North Carolina musician David Holt will receive the award on Nov. 18.

David Holt is one of nine North Carolinians who will receive the state's highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award, on Nov. 18 at the North Carolina Museum of Art, according to a news release.

Gov. Roy Cooper will present the award in person. The award was created by the N.C. General Assembly in 1961 to recognize significant con-tributions to the state and nation in the fields of fine arts, literature, public service and science.

In addition to Holt, the 2021 honorees are Dr. Dudley E. Flood for Public Service, Maria F. Spaulding for Public Service, André Leon Talley for Literat...

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