NCACE Past Winners

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:

2017-18 Eddie Lovett
2016-17 Jane Mehringer
2015-16 Katie Wohlman
2014-15 Mike Phillips
2013-14 Jenny Sloop Johnson
2012-13 Dana Hutchens
2011-12 Leslie Rand-Pickett
2010-11 Sara Concini
2009-10 Lisa Flint-Morris
2007-08 Jeannette Moss
2006-07 Holly Sweat
2005-06 Dana Sumner
2004-05 Melanie Rights
2003-04 Kent Hester
2002-03 Pat Williams & Brenda Tyson
2001-02 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:

2016-17 Alan Mueller
2015-16 Patrick Madsen
2014-15 Ray Angle
2013-14 Leslie Wright
2012-13 Eric Melniczek
2011-12 Timothy Stiles
2009-10 Thom Rakes
2007-08 Pat Nash
2006-07 Pam Brumbaugh
2005-06 Marie Sumerel
2004-05 Karen Thompson
2002-03 Jeff Nardo
2001-02 Brutus Jackson
2000-01 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:

2017-18 Waffle House
2015-16 Waffle House
2014-15 Enterprise Rent A Car
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:

2017-18 Jonathan Adams
2016-17 Kaitlyn Bayley
2015-16 Tiffany Waddell Tate
2014-15 Jenna Hartwell
2013-14 Lori Sykes
2012-13 Patrick Roberts
2011-12 Jessie Langley
2010-11 Lisa Tandan

Lifetime Members

Recipients: 

Mike Bailey
Lennie Barton
Pam Brumbaugh
Woody Catoe
Joyce Edwards
Barbara Efird
Marcia Harris
Brutus Jackson
Karen Kirchof
Jeannette Moss
Marie Sumerel
Thom Rakes