2018 Mid-Year Convention Awards & Honors

Honors for achievements during the first semester (January through June) were presented at the Mid-Year Convention held in Raleigh Aug. 3-5, 2018. Congratulations to all for your accomplishments!

Parade of Excellence – First Semester

1st Place: Greensboro Jaycees

2nd Place: Winston-Salem Jaycees
3rd Place: Raleigh Jaycees
4th Place: Durham Jaycees
5th Place: Greater Hickory Jaycees

Local Community Empowerment Program

First Place: Winston-Salem Jaycees, 2018 Chili Cook-off for Lake Waccamaw Girls Home

Second Place: Raleigh Jaycees, LuLaRoe for HOBY

Local Personal Skill Development Program

First Place: Winston-Salem Jaycees, Resume Review

Local Economic Development Program

First Place: Raleigh Jaycees, Turkey Shoot

Second Place: Winston-Salem Jaycees, Big Eat Mac & Cheese Festival

Local Growth and Development Program

First Place: Winston-Salem Jaycees, 2018 Board Planning Retreat

Inter-Organization Collaboration Project

First Place: Winston-Salem Jaycees, Toiletries Drive for the Homeless of the Carolinas

All-Star Awards, First Semester

Secretary: Cindy Cook

Director: Adrianna Cobb

Vice President: Shay Wilson

Chairman of the Board: Sara E. Butner

President: Maria Talbert

Helping Hand Award

Eric Peck, Foothills Brewing Tasting Room (Nominated by the Winston-Salem Jaycees)

Jaycee of the First Semester

Rachael Lubbers (Nominated by the Raleigh Jaycees)

Professional Skill Development Competitions

Debate

First Place: Lexi Antonescu, Raleigh Jaycees

Write Up

First Place: Dalace Inman, Greenville Jaycees

Speak Up

First Place: Dalace Inman, Greenville Jaycees

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARDS, 2018

Outstanding Teenagers

Sarah Ruth Nicholls

Harrison Joel Peddle

Alexis Grace Bowen

Outstanding Boss

Gay Poindexter, nominated by the Roxboro Jaycees

Outstanding Senior Citizen

Bayard Crumpton, nominated by the Roxboro Jaycees

Outstanding North Carolinian

Josh Wagner, nominated by the Spencer Jaycees

Outstanding Public Servant

John Berkstresser, nominated by the Durham Jaycees

Outstanding Young Educator

Rachel Yarbrough, nominated by the Roxboro Jaycees