Lowcountry Lifetime Achievement Awards

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2019 Lowcountry Lifetime Achievement Awards

On Saturday evening, January 12, 2019, the Foundation of Leadership Education will host its second annual Lowcountry Lifetime Achievement Awards dinner at Tabby Place in Beaufort, SC.  The elegant evening will honor nine local citizens and their lifetime contributions to the Lowcountry.

The Lowcountry Lifetime Achievement Awards are presented annually in January.  The award honors individuals and/or organizations that have contributed to the general welfare and development of the Lowcountry community.  Honorees are vetted and selected based on the following criteria:

  • Community Service

  • Community Leadership Roles

  • Community Advocacy

  • Community Pioneering and Innovative Efforts

  • Community Role Model

We invite you to an elegant black tie affair with a cocktail hour and dinner, and enjoy an awards presentation ceremony narrated by Mr. David Nagel.

Tickets are required. Please RSVP by December 12th, 2018.

purchase your event tickets online.

If you would like to sponsor a table of ten guests, please click here for more information.

Please email info@lowcountryleaders.com or call (843) 476-3027 with any questions.


“What a fabulous inaugural event for the Foundation for Leadership Education. The honorees included visionary leaders I have long admired and who have helped to make our community so special.”
-Connie Hipp, Leadership of Beaufort

“It was an incredible evening.  It was inspiring to honor the leaders who have shaped our community in their unique, often unheralded, ways.  I left the evening’s festivities challenged to try to impact the fabric of Beaufort County the way these men and women have.”
-Courtney Worrell, Beaufort Academy Board Treasurer

“Enjoyable, professionally executed, beautifully decorated and a wonderful tribute to some of Beaufort’s finest.  I look forward to attending this event in the future”
-Colonel Gary & Beverly VanGysel

"It was truly a privilege for us to be able to participate in honoring these great South Carolinians!”
-Kendall & Shannon Erickson (South Carolina House of Representatives)

“Congratulations to everyone involved with Saturday night’s Leadership for Education’s Gala; it was a wonderful affair. From the moment you hit the front door at Tabby Place, you knew this was an exquisite and unique gathering. So many wonderful people on hand, so many friends, many who have carried the torch for our fair community for multiple decades! A rich décor, fine food, and a stirring commentary on our award winners, but most importantly, a wonderful warmth and feeling about the whole evening. I would call it a complete success! This evening is one I’ll remember for many years to come.”
-Mike Harmon (Secession Golf Course General Manager)

For the full press release, please click here.

2018 Red Carpet Photos
To view photos of the fabulous event, please click here