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North Carolina Award: Nominate Leaders in the Arts, Service or Science

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Did you know about the North Carolina Award? Established by the General Assembly more than 50 years ago, the North Carolina Award honors individuals who “have made significant contributions to the state and nation in the field of fine art, literature, public service, and science,” according to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, which administers the award. It is the “highest civilian honor given by the state,” according to DNCR, and is conferred by the Governor.¬†Past recipients include William Friday, Billy Graham, James Taylor, and Maya Angelou.

If you know of an individual you believe is deserving of this honor, please use this link to fill out a nomination form.

The application closes April 1.