- During this tenth year for the awards, the university will honor the North Carolina Dance Theatre, musician Charles Wadsworth of New York City, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley Jr. and Christine Fisher of the Arts in Basic Curriculum Project.
- This prestigious award is granted by the College of Visual and Performing Arts to those involved in a cross section of the arts.
Winthrop University, "Medal of Honor in the Arts Ceremony Honors Those Who Contribute to the Arts" (2012). Winthrop News 2012. 39.