• Community Awards

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    Distinguished Citizen

    The Distinguished Citizen of the Year award is bestowed annually at our Membership Awards Celebration signature event. The award recognizes its recipient(s) as a leader in the business community who has demonstrated excellence, superb service, contributions and selflessness to their community and profession. Below, are all of the past winners. 

    • 1987 – Bobbi Martin & Max Meeks
    • 1988 – Jim Millis & Bob Amos
    • 1989 – Jack Campbell
    • 1990 –Tom Haggai
    • 1991 – Clarence Keever
    • 1992 – Bill McGuinn
    • 1993 – Dave Phillips
    • 1994 – Dr. Nido Qubein
    • 1995 – Jack Slane
    • 1996 – Bill Horney
    • 1997 – George Erath
    • 1998 – Aaron Clinard & Jim Morgan
    • 1999 – David S. Miller
    • 2000 – Robert McInnis 
    • 2001 – Earl N. Phillips
    • 2002 – Judy Mendenhall
    • 2003 – Arnold J. Koonce, Jr. 
    • 2004 – Zaki Uddin Khalifa
    • 2005 – Jeffrey S. Miller
    • 2006 – Leah Price
    • 2007 – Rebecca Smothers
    • 2008 – Coy Williard
    • 2009 – Dr. Don Cameron
    • 2010 – Jerry Camp
    • 2011 – Owen Bertschi
    • 2012 – Charles Cain
    • 2013  George Clopton
    • 2014 – Ken Smith
    • 2015 – David Congdon 
    • 2016 – David S. Miller

     

    Volunteer

    The Volunteer of the Year award is awarded annually at our Membership Awards Celebration signature event. The award recognizes its recipient(s) for above and beyond service to our Chamber and to this great city. The recipient of this award is chosen internally by the High Point Chamber staff. Below, are all of the past winners.  

    • 1998 – Michael R. Fox, Melanie Garrot, Allen Purser & Alice Smith
    • 1999 – Tom Foster, Jr., Marty Heim & Timothy Perry
    • 2000 – Jim Drum, Gart Evans, Mike McElvogue & Leah Price
    • 2001 – Freddine Crabtree, Irving Hamilton & E. Colby Walton, Jr.
    • 2002 – Ed Parks
    • 2003 – Jane Blackwell
    • 2005 – Jane West
    • 2006 – Robert A. Mitchell
    • 2007 – Charlene Green
    • 2008 – Roger Sims
    • 2009 – Janette McNeill
    • 2010 – Mitzie Blue
    • 2011 – Mary Beth Brackman
    • 2012 – Lisa Shankle
    • 2013 – Mary Beth Brackman Charles Cain, Jim Hundley, Bill McGuinn & Lisa Shankle
    • 2014 – Todd Messner
    • 2015 – Tommy Reid
    • 2016 – Carol Jollay

     

    Businesswoman

    The Businesswoman of the Year award is presented annually at our Women's Business Luncheon signature even. Award recipients are exceptional individuals offering personal guidance without hesitation, promote stewardship passionately, strongly encourage and instill leadership potential and over all make a committed difference in the lives of many. Below, are all of the past winners. 

    • 2002 – Judith P. Mendenhall
    • 2003 – Marty Heim
    • 2004 – Leah Price
    • 2005 – Linda Roney
    • 2006 – Jane Blackwell
    • 2007 – Tonia Stephenson
    • 2008 – Heidi Majors
    • 2009 – Karen McNeill
    • 2010 – Lisa Shankle
    • 2011 – Janette McNeill
    • 2012 – Tammy Nagem
    • 2013 – Dr. Grace Terrell
    • 2014 – Mena Parrish
    • 2015 – Debbie Lumpkins
    • 2016 – Tu Sen
    • 2017  Leigh Anne Kasias

     

    Chamber Hero

    The Chamber Hero of the Year award is bestowed annually at our State of the City signature event. The award recognizes its recipient(s) as a dedicated leader in helping to create High Point the most livable and safe city in America. Below, are all of the past winners. 

    • 2017 – City of High Point Communications Department





       
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