South Carolina Hall of Fame

Grades 3-12

The S.C. Hall of Fame was founded in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in 1973 to recognize and honor contemporary and past citizens who have made outstanding contributions to South Carolina's heritage, history and progress.

Women of Character
Women of Character

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This "Carolina Stories" documentary features the biographies of four "leading ladies" in South Carolina history, who have been honored by induction into the South Carolina Hall of Fame...Mary McLeod...
Space Heroes Learning Activity | S.C. Hall of Fame
Space Heroes Learning Activity | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Research each astronaut in the S.C. Hall of Fame videos, Charles M. Duke, Jr., Ronald Erwin McNair and Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Create a slide on each that includes at least five facts and a photo for...
Darius Rucker | S.C. Hall of Fame
Darius Rucker | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Darius Rucker (Darius Carlos Rucker (born May 13, 1966) is an American singer and songwriter. He first gained fame as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which...
Leo Twiggs | S.C. Hall of Fame
Leo Twiggs | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Leo Franklin Twiggs (born 1934 in St. Stephen, South Carolina) is an American batik artist. He taught from 1973 until 1998 at South Carolina State University. He was the first visual artist to receive...
Evelyn Wright | S.C. Hall of Fame
Evelyn Wright | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Elizabeth Evelyn Wright was born April 3, 1872 in Talbotton, Georgia. While being educated, she learned about Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute and Booker T. Washington. In 1888, Wright...
Stanley Donen | S.C. Hall of Fame
Stanley Donen | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Stanley Donen is an Oscar winning film director and Broadway stage choreographer, who is credited for changing the way Hollywood musicals are viewed by movie audiences worldwide. He was born and...
Walker Gill Wylie | S.C. Hall of Fame
Walker Gill Wylie | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Dr. Walker Gill Wylie (1848–1923) was a surgeon and civil engineer—who developed operational procedures for the nation’s hospitals, organized the first nursing school at Bellevue Hospital, New York...
Anne Worsham Richardson | S.C. Hall of Fame
Anne Worsham Richardson | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Known as the “Charleston Bird Lady,” Anne Worsham Richardson (1919-2012), renowned wildlife artist, was sometimes dubbed the Audubon of her time. No other South Carolinian has done more to portray the...
S.C. Hall of Fame - Full Listing
S.C. Hall of Fame - Full Listing

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Find recent additions to the South Carolina Hall of Fame as well as a full listing of profiles on Knowitall. FULL LISTING A to Z Andrew Jackson Andrew Pickens Ann Pamela Cunningham Anna Hyatt...
David Bancroft Johnson | S.C. Hall of Fame
David Bancroft Johnson | S.C. Hall of Fame

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As Superintendent of Schools in Columbia, South Carolina, David Bancroft Johnson saw the need for an institution that would focus on training teachers. He received funds from Robert Winthrop and the...