Liberty, WV (May 14, 2019) – Gary Casto was presented with the “Distinguished Mountaineer” award on Saturday, May 11, during an appearance at his childhood church – Emma Chapel – in Liberty, West Virginia.

Casto, manager and lead vocalist of multi-award-winning group Tribute Quartet, was chosen to receive this award by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice. Casto was presented the certificate at the close of Tribute’s concert by a family friend, John Hoffman.

The honor of “Distinguished Mountaineer” is awarded to one or two recognized citizens a year. It was awarded to Casto in recognition of his efforts, accomplishments, and successes in the field of Gospel music and performance. Gary states, “This is an absolute surprise! My home state and the people within are forever branded on my heart. It is an honor to proclaim West Virginia my home.” He continues, “Sometimes it’s easy to forget where our music reaches, so it was humbling to learn of Governor Jim Justice’s knowledge of Gospel music!”

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