Archived Awards

Furney K. James Outstanding Service Award

NCACE recognizes outstanding service rendered to NCACE by a member or former member of the Association.

Recognition is for one or more of the following:

  • A significant contribution to NCACE through participation at NCACE functions
  • Demonstrated leadership in NCACE for a significant number of years
  • Development of a new program or concept with a positive impact on the Association

Recent recipients:

2013-2014: Jenny Sloop Johnson

2012-2013: Dana Hutchens

2011-2012: Leslie Rand-Pickett

2010-2011: Sara Concini

2009-2010: Lisa Flint-Morris

2007-2008: Jeannette Moss

2006-2007: Holly Sweat

2005-2006: Dana Sumner

2004-2005: Melanie Rights

2003-2004: Kent Hester

2002-2003: Pat Williams & Brenda Tyson

2001-2002: Pam Brumbaugh

Outstanding Professional Award

NCACE recognizes significant contributions to the postsecondary career services and employment field by a member or former member of the Association. Recognition is for one or more of the following:

  • Demonstrated exemplary leadership in the post-secondary career services and employment field
  • Significant research, publications, and/or presentations that have impacted the profession
  • Development of a model, creative program, or concept that impacts the post-secondary career services and employment field

Recent recipients:

2013-2014: Leslie Wright

2012-2013: Eric Melniczek

2011-2012: Timothy Stiles

2009-2010: Thom Rakes

2007-2008: Pat Nash

2006-2007: Pam Brumbaugh

2005-2006: Marie Sumerel

2004-2005: Karen Thompson

2002-2003: Jeff Nardo

2001-2002: Brutus Jackson

2000-2001: Gordon Folger

Outstanding Employer Award

NCACE recognizes service rendered to NCACE by an employer of the Association. This award is based on organization involvement. Recognition is for one or more of the following:

  • Continuous membership in the Association for a minimum of three years
  • A significant contribution to NCACE through participation at NCACE functions
  • Demonstrated leadership in the Association for a significant number of years
  • Sponsorship of conference events, workshops, visitations, etc. that provide a positive impact on NCACE
  • Participation in campus activities (job fair participation, leadership conferences, career seminars)

Recent recipients:

2012-13: Enterprise

2010-11: Credit Suisse

2009-10: Lowes Companies

2006-07: Southern Bank

2005-06: Duke Energy

2004-05: Novozymes

2003-04: BB&T

2002-03: VF Jeanswear

2001-02: Belk Stores Services

2000-01: Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Presidential Recognition Award

The NCACE President recognizes emerging leaders providing notable contributions to the Association, career services and/or college recruitment who have exceeded expectations within the organization. Recognition is for one or more of the following:

  • Demonstration of originality and creativity in professional activities and/or displaying distinctive qualities for leadership
  • NCACE member for a minimum of one year and a maximum of four years

Recent recipients:

2013-2014: Lori Sykes

2012-2013: Patrick Roberts

2011-2012: Jessie Langley

2010-2011: Lisa Tandan