The NC Grange Awards

Grange LogoNCCES Foundation Search for Excellence Awards in Extension

Sponsored by:  The Grange

The purpose of the Search for Excellence Awards is to promote and identify professional excellence within all facets of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service.

Please note:Team nominations should consist of two (2) or more persons.

Previous Years Winners

Nomination for Award  Apply Here for NCCE Award

Types of Awards 

 Agents Awards Process:

3 winners in each Program Area and 1 statewide winner.

  • 4-H = 3 winners plaques
  • FCS = 3 winners plaques
  • AG / ANR = 3 winners plaques
  • State = 1 winner plaque & -up to $4,000.00 to participate in a Leadership conference. (i.e. JCEP, PILD)
  • Nomination submitted by the Associations (i.e. 4-H, FCS, AG/ANR)

Team Award Process

  • 1 winner per District – Plaque
  • 1 statewide winner – reimbursed up to $2,000 towards a District Team Retreat
  • Submit the Nomination by the District Name
  • Judged by County Operations

Specialist Award Process

  • 1 Winner- Plaque – up to $2000.00
  • Towards a Leadership Training (i.e. LEAD21)
  • Nominations submitted by their Association
  • Judged by ANR/CRD Program Leader

Administrative Professional Award Process

  • 1 Winner Plaque- $1000.00
  • Towards Training’s/Professional Development
  • Nominations submitted by their Associations (NCCEAPA)

Program Assistant / Technicians Award Process

  • 1 Winner Plaque- $1000.00
  • Towards Training’s/Prof. Development
  • Nominations submitted by their Associations (PAAT)

All presentations for the Search for Excellence will be awarded during Extension Conference.

Any current employee may apply by submitting a completed The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Awards Program nomination form and a recommendation by their immediate supervisor (optional).

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Foundation Awards Committee will make selections based on criteria established.

Written By

Photo of Laurie EdwardsLaurie Edwards Executive Assistant (919) 515-1370 laurie_edwards@ncsu.eduExtension Administration - NC State University
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