NCPTA Announces 2014-2015 Annual Award Recipients

NCPTA is excited to announce the winners of the 2014-15 Annual Awards Program.  The following PTAs and individuals will be recognized during our Parent Education and Leadership Conference on Friday, April 17, 2015.


Administrator of the Year Award
  • Dr. James Merrill, Superintendent, Wake County Public School System
Champion for Children’s Health
  • NC Action for Healthy Kids
  • Advocates for Health in Action
Community Partner Award
  • Timothy Smith, Edible Arrangements, Cumberland County
Gwin Hughes Healthful Living Award
  • Northern Elementary PTA, Health and Safety Program, Guilford County
Heroes and Helpers Award
  • Centennial Campus Middle School Student Services Team, Wake County
Oak Leaf Award
  •   Be There Dad Male Engagement Program
Outstanding Student Service Award
  •   Mekhyis Horton, Northern Guilford Middle PTA, Guilford County
Outstanding Volunteer Award
  •   Joe Pekaar, Myrtle Grove Middle PTA, New Hanover County
Principal of the Year Award
  •   Jeff Ruppenthal, Huntersville Elementary School, Mecklenburg County
School Nurse Award
  • Anita Alday, Summerfield Elementary PTA, Guilford County
Teacher of the Year Award
  • Russ McHenry, Northern Guilford Middle School, Guilford County
Membership Enrollment Recognitions

President’s Membership

  • Andrews Elementary School PTA, Cherokee County

Gold Acorn

  • John Codington Elementary PTA, New Hanover County

Ruby Acorn

  • Bailey Middle School PTA, Mecklenburg County
  • Brier Creek Year-Round Elementary PTA, Wake County
  • John Codington Elementary School PTA, New Hanover County
  • Colfax Elementary School PTA, Guilford County
  • Falkener Elementary School PTA, Guilford County
  • Jamestown Middle School PTSA, Guilford County
  • Lakewood Montessori Middle PTA, Durham County
  • Benjamin Martin Elem. School PTA, Cumberland County
  • Myrtle Grove Middle School PTSA, New Hanover County
  • New Hanover High School PTSA, New Hanover County
  • Northern Elementary School PTA, Guilford County
  • Northern Guilford Middle School PTSA, Guilford County
  • Northwoods Elementary School PTA, Wake County
  • Oaklawn Language Academy PTA, Mecklenburg County
  • Olive Chapel Elementary School PTA, Wake County
  • River Oaks Academy PTA, Mecklenburg County
  • Shughart Elementary PTA, Harnett County
  • Summerfield Elementary PTA, Guilford County
  • Washington GT Elem. School PTA, Wake County
  • Wrightsville Beach Elem. School PTA, New Hanover County
  • WYMLA PTSA, Wake County
  • Zebulon GT Elem. School PTA, Wake County

Silver Acorn

  • John Codington Elementary PTA, New Hanover County
Achievement Awards – Councils

Distinguished

  • Durham Public Schools Council PTA
  • Wake County PTA Council
Achievement Awards – Local Units

Superior

  • Seventy First High School PTA, Cumberland County

Distinguished

  • Bitz Elementary School PTA, Onslow County
  • Brier Creek Year-Round Elementary PTA, Wake County
  • Charles Bugg Elem. School PTA, Wake County
  • Centennial Campus Mdl School PTSA, Wake County
  • John Codington Elem. School PTA, New Hanover County
  • Colfax Elementary School PTA, Guilford County
  • Cumberland International Early College High PTSA, Cumberland County
  • Durant Road Elementary School PTA, Wake County
  • Heritage High School PTSA, Wake County
  • Holly Springs High PTSA, Wake County
  • Huntersville Elem. School PTA, Mecklenburg County
  • Emsley Laney High School PTSA, New Hanover County
  • Leesville Road High School PTSA, Wake County
  • Benjamin Martin Elem. School PTA, Cumberland County
  • New Hanover High School PTSA, New Hanover County
  • Northern Elementary School PTA, Guilford County
  • Northern Guilford High School PTSA, Guilford County
  • Northern Guilford Middle School PTSA, Guilford County
  • Olive Chapel Elementary School PTA, Wake County
  • Pittman Elementary School PTA, Halifax County
  • Shughart Elementary PTA, Harnett County
  • Summerfield Elementary PTA, Guilford County
  • Washington GT Elem. School PTA, Wake County
  • Wrightsville Beach Elm. School PTA, New Hanover County