2022 Award Recipients

Mr. Jonathan Segal
Recipient of the Award for Individual Leadership

BSH Home Appliances
Mr. Andrew MacLaren, Head of Site New Bern
Recipient of the Award for Business Leadership

Mr. Greg Singleton
Director of Community Workforce Readiness/
Project Manager for Craven Pamlico Re-Entry Council
Craven Community College
Recipient of the Award for Leadership in Education

2021 Award Recipients

Mrs. Carol J. Mattocks
Recipient of the Award for Individual Leadership

Chick-fil-A
Mr. Tom Pike, Owner/Manager
Recipient of the Award for Business Leadership

Mr. Ricky Meadows
Dean of Career Programs, Craven Community College
Recipient of the Award for Leadership in Education

2020 Award Recipients

Mrs. Ethel Sampson
Award for Individual Leadership

New Bern Sun Journal
Mr. Chris Segal, Executive Editor
Award for Business Leadership

Mrs. Deborah Langhans
Chief Academic Officer - Craven County Schools
Award for Leadership in Education

2019 Award Recipients

Mr. Steve Tyson
Award for Individual Leadership

The Flame Catering & Banquet Center
Owner, Chef James F. "Smoke" Boyd
Award for Business Leadership

Mrs. Kathryn Smaw Amerson
Craven Community College History Instructor and Phi Theta Kappa Advisor
Award for Leadership in Education

2018 Award Recipients

Mr. Troy Smith, Jr.
Award for Individual Leadership

Trent Cadillac Buick GMC
Mr. Mike Deichmann, President and Mr. Pete Deichmann, Vice President
Award for Business Leadership

Mr. Jorge A. Benitez, Director of Bands
Havelock High School
Award for Leadership in Education

2017 Award Recipients

Dr. Jim Congleton
Award for Individual Leadership

Century 21 Zaytoun-Raines
Mr. Michael Raines, Owner
Award for Business Leadership

Mr. David Wang, Assistant Head of School
Epiphany School of Global Studies
Award for Leadership in Education

2016 Award Recipients

Mrs. Linda Staunch
Award for Individual Leadership

The UPS Store
Mr. Mack Paul and Ms. Patricia Drake, Owners
Award for Business Leadership

Dr. Shelly Hines-Brooks
Craven Community College Spanish Instructor
Award for Leadership in Education

2015 Award Recipients

Mrs. Sabrina Bengel
Award for Individual Leadership

A Dog's Dream, LLC
Mr. Dan Spangler, Owner
Award for Business Leadership

Ms. Jessica Cofield
Craven Community College Biology Instructor
Award for Leadership in Education

2014 Award Recipients

Mr. Nelson Bell McDaniel
Award for Individual Leadership

Mitchell Hardware
Mr. Greg Smith, Owner
Award for Business Leadership

Mr. Jeffrey K Brown
Craven Community College Manufacturing Technology and Composites Instructor
Award for Leadership in Education

2013 Award Recipients

Mr. Tom Braaten USMC (Ret.)
Award for Individual Leadership

Moen Incorporated
Ms. Yvonne Wold, Plant Manager
Award for Business Leadership

Dr. Jessica Saxon
Craven Community College Interim Department Chair
English, Communications and Fine Arts
Award for Leadership in Education

2012 Award Recipients

Mr. David L. Ward, Jr.
Award for Individual Leadership

CarolinaEast Health System
Mr. G. Raymond Leggett III, President and CEO
Award for Business Leadership

Mr. Donald Carpenetti
Craven Community College Chemistry Instructor
Award for Leadership in Education

2011 Award Recipients

Mr. Robert L. Mattocks
Award for Individual Leadership

Minges Bottling Group, Inc. – PEPSI
Mr. Jeffrey M. Minges, President and CEO
Award for Business Leadership

Dr. Bruce Waugh
Craven Community College Information Systems Security Instructor
Award for Leadership in Education

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