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Jay Forrest (SC '01) Recognized with the Order of the Palmetto

April 28, 2024

Founder and director of the award-winning Clover High School Choraliers Jay Forrest (SC '01) received the Order of the Palmetto for his 30 years of distinguished excellence in music education. The recognition is the highest civilian award in South Carolina presented “in recognition of a lifetime of extraordinary achievement, service, and contributions on a national or statewide scale.” 

State Education Superintendent Ellen Weaver presented the award on behalf of Governor Henry McMaster during the Clover Choraliers' spring show. Learn more in this recent feature on the Choraliers from Low Country Weekly.

Photo credit: Clover School District