2008 Induction Ceremony

Calder Willingham's granddaughter, Leah Willingham, and his widow, Jane Bennett Smith, don nametags prior to the ceremony.

2008 honoree June Bailey White is congratulated by judge and fellow Hall of Fame honoree Dr. Ferroll Sams.

Audience awaits the opening of the 2008 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame ceremony in the UGA Student Learning Center rotunda.

University Librarian Dr. William Gray Potter and Libraries' Director of Development Chantel Dunham listen to Hall of Fame judge (and 2006 honoree) Terry Kay.

Hall of Fame judges Dr. John Stone (a 2007 honoree), and Stephen Corey, editor of The Georgia Review

Highlands College professor Frank Minor with Calder Willingham's granddaughter Leah, daughter Sara, and widow Jane Smith.

Jane Bennett Smith (widow of Calder Willingham) and Bailey White, Georgia Writers Hall of Fame honoree.

Novelist (and nationally known NPR commentator) June Bailey White of Thomasville accepts the Hall of Fame's 2008 award for accomplishment by a living author.

Jane Bennett Smith accepts on behalf of her late husband, Calder Willingham.

Professor Frank Minor honors Calder Willingham.

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