In 2019, Carter received the Governors Award at the South Carolina Statehouse in June. The honor was bestowed by Preservation South Carolina in conjunction with the Office of the Governor and the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
He was recognized for his far-reaching work in “bettering the preservation landscape” in the state and his importance as an educator who has developed future leaders in the field.
Hudgins was selected by a panel that included representatives from Preservation South Carolina, the Office of the Governor; the National Trust for Historic Preservation; the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission; the state’s department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism; the department of Archives and History and other preservation groups.
We are proud that Carter Hudgins, Director Emeritus of Clemson University/ College of Charleston, in the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, School of Architecture / Charleston Design Center is a member of our board and treasurer of our executive committee.