Live 5’s Raphael James and wife Sarena win Spot Light Award

Live 5’s Raphael James and wife Sarena win Spot Light Award
Raphael and Serena James received one of nine Spot Light Awards at the annual event Saturday night in Charleston. (Source: Live 5)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - Raphael James and his wife Sarena won the Myra Thompson Award at the Spot Light Awards Saturday.

The award is one of nine awards presented, each named after one of the Emmanuel 9 to remember their lifetime achievements.

The other 17 finalists for the awards were:

  • Samuel Bellamy
  • Katie Blomquist
  • Louise Brown
  • Regina Duggins
  • Traci Fant
  • William J. Hamilton III
  • Sarena & Raphael James
  • John A. Kauth
  • ReZsaun Lewis
  • Valencia Cash & Mavis Manigault
  • Vermell Polite Meaders
  • Stephanie Aisha Miller
  • Nicole Orsini
  • Patrick Patterson
  • Ragina Scott Saunders
  • Tina L. Singleton
  • Elizabeth Stribling
  • Tisa M. Whack

The Spot Light Award aims to recognize and honor the servant leaders in and around Charleston and encourage others to follow the examples of their namesake.

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