• 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

    2017 – Dr. Nido Qubein

     

  • 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

    2017 – Sue Falcone

     

  • 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

    2018 - Rebecca Coplin, Beautification Supervisor

     

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