Some of New Hanover County Schools’ most dedicated volunteers were honored at the New Hanover County Council of PTAs’ annual Volunteers Banquet on April 10, 2019. The special event recognizes the hard work and dedication of volunteers throughout the district’s schools. Annually, these individuals contribute over 215,000 hours of recorded service across NHCS with a total of 27,731 volunteers. This volunteer service translates into over $5 million in manpower and services to our schools.
The Future Award - presented to a student that has demonstrated the heart of a volunteer either in a school’s community or in the community.
- Savannah Brookman - Bradley Creek Elementary
- Maddox Ross - Anderson Elementary
- Trisha Guidi - SEA-Tech
For The Cause Award - An achievement award for PTAs that have successfully implemented and conducted a unique program or project that has involved families, students, and teachers. This project or program has improved the school or school’s community.
- Carolyne DeGrammont and Murrayville PTA
Making a Difference Award - presented to a PTA community partner who has demonstrated an exceptional contribution to the betterment of our schools, our children’s education or health.
- Church of the Servant of Wilmington @ College Park Elementary
Beacon of Light Award - presented to outstanding leaders with a vision who have “mobilized the troops” in their schools. These are the volunteers that encourage and make others want to step up. They have guided parents, teachers and other volunteers through the many ways to be involved with the schools and the community.
- Kim Badrock @ Parsley Elementary
Pinnacle Award - presented to an exceptional volunteer who has answered the call of duty with respect to bridging the gap between home, school, and community. This individual has continually and successfully promoted the overall wellbeing of students, families, school staff and the school community.
- Lisa Beaty @ Alderman Elementary
Outside the Box Award - presented for outside of the box thinking and highlighting what can happen when a school and a PTA work together.
- Alderman Elementary “Look Good, Feel Good” Campaign
Outstanding School Volunteer Award - presented to a volunteer who has made a measurable positive impact on their school’s community.
- George Grusmark @ Mary C Williams Elementary
|Alderman||Merdith Manning||Jennings Lathan|
|Anderson||Bridgette DelPizzo Welborn||Cindy Winter|
|Blair||Cathy Cella||Rob Normandin|
|Bradley Creek||Taylor Aiken||Robin Newlin|
|Castle Hayne||Amanda Haynes||Kristi Harper|
|Codington||Lori Smith||Susan Dyer|
|Eaton||Jamie Armstrong||Jacqueline Brown|
|Forest Hills||Live Oak Bank||Pamela Minor|
|Holly Tree||Coffee Cart Guys Jay Biba
& John Croom
|International School at Gregory||Amanda Boomershine||Caroline Scorza|
|Murrayville||Fred Holloway||Retha Rusk|
|Ogden||Suzanne Reid||James Little|
|Parsley||Meghan Dzurik||Kim Badrock|
|Pine Valley||Britt Thompson||Cindy Kuhne|
|Williams||Jo Wainwright||Lisa Burns|
|Winter Park||Jeria Coleman||Adam Hood|
|Wrightsville Beach||Peyton Earey||Jess Bell|
|Holly Shelter||Pam Thornton||Amy Baxter|
|Murray||Wendy Vincent||Shawn Blackwelder|
|Myrtle Grove||Jill Bemstein||Chrissy Feeney|
|Noble||Regan Dumas||Cheryl Yopp|
|Trask||Danielle Bilbao||Paul Bell|
|Ashley||Susan Tyson||Skip Tyson|
|IBECHS||Melissa Story||Karen Dash|
|Laney||Lauren Zwack||Pam Hutsell|
|New Hanover||Leila Garriss||James Kennedy|
|SEA-Tech||Abby Stevens||Jessica Guidi|
|WECHS||Jill Stewart||Peter Robichau|