2018 Year-End Convention Awards & Honors

A highlight of the Year-End Convention is the presentation of awards and honors for achievements in both the second semester and for the entire year. At the Year-End Convention held February 1 – 3, 2019 in Greensboro, an awards luncheon recognized chapters and individuals for second-semester accomplishments. The awards dinner on Saturday night recognized outstanding projects of the year, excellence in area programming, and other honors.

2018 Second Semester Awards

Parade of Excellence

1st- Winston-Salem Jaycees
2nd- Greater Hickory & Greensboro Jaycees
3rd- Raleigh Jaycees
4th- Durham Jaycees

Helping Hand Award

Presented to recognize and thank the people who support the mission and work of Jaycees

Nominated by Greenville Jaycees, Tyler Harrison

Jaycee of the Second Semester

Amy Braden, Winston-Salem Jaycees

Faith in God

Mindy Griffin, Greenville Jaycees

Second Semester All-Stars

Presented to local Jaycee officers who have exhibited outstanding performance in their respective offices during the second semester

Treasurer, Bill Schroeder Secretary: Nikki Soulsby Director: Rob Cook
Vice-President: Karen Maxwell
Chairman of Board: Jenna Waggoner
President: Erin Sennert

Individual Development Competitions
  • Speak Up: Open – ; Master – Gina Allums
  • Write Up: Jessica Jenkins
  • Debate: Brandon Hunter
Chairman Planning Guide Awards
  • Local Economic Development:
    • 1st Place for “Wine Festival” – Winston-Salem Jaycees
  • Local Personal Skill Development:
    • 1st Place for “Gun Shooting and Safety Classes” – Winston-Salem Jaycees
  • Local Community Empowerment:
    • 2nd Place for “Dinner at Urban Ministries” – Greensboro Jaycees
    • 1st place for “Distinguished Service Awards” – Gaston County Jaycees
  • Inter-Organization Collaboration:
    • 1st Place for “Lifting As We Climb” – Greensboro Jaycees
  • Local Community Development:
    • 1st Place for “Elves on Evans Street” – Greenville Jaycees
  • Local Community & Charity Fundraising
    • 2nd Place for “Oktoberfest” – Greenville Jaycees
    • 1st Place for “Shuck N Pluck” – Greenville Jaycees
  • Local Growth and Development:
    • 1st Place for “Dinner with a VIP” – Winston Salem Jaycees

2018 Year-End Awards

Parade of Excellence

1st – Greensboro Jaycees
2nd – Winston-Salem Jaycees
3rd – Raleigh Jaycees
4th – Durham Jaycees
5th – Hickory Jaycees

Charles Hawkins Memorial Awards

Presented to up to five local chapter presidents judged to have been the most outstanding during the year. Sponsored by the North Carolina JCI Senate

  • Brandon Hunter (Greensboro Jaycees)
  • Gina Allums (Raleigh Jaycees)
  • Maria Talbert (Winston-Salem Jaycees)
Year-End All Star Team

Presented to local Jaycee officers who have exhibited outstanding performance in their respective offices

Director: Rob Cook
Secretary: Cindy Cook
Vice President: Shay Wilson Chairman of the Board: Sara Butner Felton, Gabriel, Turner Award for Outstanding State Director: Rob Cook
Bob Bain Memorial Award for Outstanding State Officer: Colleen Anderson
Ed Ellis Memorial Award for Outstanding Regional Director: Derek Mobley
Linn D. Garibaldi Award for Outstanding President of a Local Organization: Maria Talbert

Chairman Planning Guide Awards
  • Local Economic Development Program
    • 1st Place – Turkey Shoot – Raleigh – Winston Salem
    • 2nd Place – Wine Festival – Winston Salem
  • Local Personal Skill Development Program
    • 1st Place – Resume Review – Winston Salem
    • 2nd Place – Gun Shooting and Safety – Winston Salem
  • Local Community Empowerment Program
    • 1st Place – Distinguished Service Awards – Gaston County
    • 2nd Place – Dinner at Urban Ministries – Greensboro
  • Inter-Organization Collaboration Project
    • 1st Place – Toiletry Drive for the Homeless in the Carolinas – Winston Salem
    • 2nd Place – Lifting As We Climb – Greensboro
  • Local Growth and Development
    • 1st Place – Dinner with a VIP – Winston Salem
    • 2nd Place – 2018 Board Planning Retreat – Winston-Salem
  • Local Community Development
    • 1st Place – Elves on Evans Street – Greenville
  • Local Community and Charity Fundraising
    • 1st Place – Shuck N Pluck – Greenville
    • Oktoberfest – Greenville
King-Bennett-Strickland Award

Presented to the most outstanding Community Development Project of the year

Distinguished Services Awards, Gaston County Jaycees

George Lentz Membership Award

Presented to the Jaycee chapter that has been judged to have the most outstanding Membership Development

Winston-Salem Jaycees

John Stackhouse Burn Center Award

Presented annually to the top local chairman of projects raising funds for the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

Greater Hickory Jaycees

North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center Fire Bucket Award #1

Presented annually to the local chapter making the largest total contribution to the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center

Greater Hickory Jaycees

North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center Fire Bucket Award #2

Presented annually to the local chapter making the largest per-member donation based on the January 1 membership base.

Greater Hickory Jaycees

Russell Bennett Memorial Award

Established to recognize up to three local project chairmen who, through fundraising efforts, develop unique and innovative ways to increase public awareness of cancer and the research and treatment provided by the Duke Cancer Patient Support Program

Elkin Jaycees

Wallace Leinwand Award

Presented to the local chapter who raises the most money per member of their Jan. 1 membership base for the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina

Winston-Salem Jaycees

Libby Wallace Memorial Award

Presented to the chapter who is the largest growth chapter in the state for the year

Craven County Jaycees

William K. Hobbs Individual Development Award

Presented to the Jaycee chapter that has been judged the most outstanding in the area of Individual Development programming

Greensboro Jaycees

Luther J. Britt Community Development Award

Presented to the Jaycee chapter that has been judged the most outstanding in the area of Community Development programming

Winston-Salem Jaycees

Karen H. Byrd Award

Presented to the Jaycee chapter that has been judged the most outstanding in the area of Business programming

Greensboro Jaycees

International Award

Presented to the Jaycee chapter that has been judged the most outstanding in the area of National/International programming

Winston-Salem Jaycees

Giessenbier Awards

Presented to the local Chapter(s) judged as having the most outstanding programs in each population division. Sponsored by the North Carolina Jaycees Cardinal Corps
Giessenbier Award #1: Greensboro Jaycees
Giessenbier Award #2: Winston-Salem Jaycees

John Kiger Memorial Award

Presented annually to the most outstanding Jaycee chapter in North Carolina

Greensboro Jaycees