Awards Banquet

Congratulations to the 2014 Human Relations Awards Winners - You are - "Simply Amazing" 

Human Relations Awards Banquet & Celebration

Friday – February 28, 2014

Darden Alumni Center
6:30 pm 


Congratulations to this years winners!  

The 2014 Humanitarian Winners were...


- Humanitarian of the Year:  Jerome Vick, Vick Family Farm


- Youth on the Move Award: Ridge Etheridge Hamre

- Inspirational Volunteer Award: Reggie George, Red Cross


- Community Initiative Award: ENCSD Signs of Unity 5K Walk


- Good Neighbor Award: Clyde "Viper" Harris


- Community Spirit Award: Johnathan Brunson 




Didn't get to nominate this year? Submit next year!

There are many people that help organizations, community groups, churches, non-profits and neighbors every day. They give and never ask for recognition. They lead and help accomplish amazing goals. They care and make a difference in our lives. The Human Relations Commission is asking that we each take a moment and nominate these wonderful people for the hard work they do.


Seeking nominations for..... (form can be downloaded at link below)


  • Humanitarian of the Year - bestowed upon the rare citizens who have unselfishly gone above and beyond the call of duty to help the disadvantaged of the community
  • Youth on the Move - given to a young citizen (K-12th grade) for demonstrating community involvement
  • Inspirational Volunteer - recognizing a volunteer that inspires others to participate.
  • Community Initiative - given to an individual or group that started a new program that helped or improved the Wilson community
  • Good Neighbor Award - given to an individual or group for their contributions to neighborhood improvement
  • Community Spirit Award - given to an individual or group that gives back to the community


- Nomination open each November and are due the first Monday of Febuary
- Nomination forms can be downloaded and printed below.
- Nominations must be received by the deadline.
- All materials and recommendation letters must be submitted with the nomination.
- Nominations must follow the awards policies and procedures (see criteria on form)


Paul Lee Stevens Award - Humanitarian of the Year

The Paul Lee Stevens Humanitarian Award is to recognize those rare citizens who have unselfishly gone above and beyond the call of duty to help the disadvantaged of the community. Applications are due early February and are available at City Hall/Human Relations office located at 104 Goldsboro Street. You may also download a copy of the application by clicking the Award Nomination Form link below.

Past Recipients:
2013: June Sessoms
2012: Brockman Plauché
2011 Kay Bunch
2010: Cananie Taylor  
2009: Darryl Woodard
2008: Isaac Everett
2007: Bishop Josheph Perry, Jr
2005-06: Esther Askew
2004: Doretha Kent
2003: Jeraldeen Whitley
2002: Edwin Price
2001: Otis Sherrod
2000: Charles Batts  


Seeking Community Sponsors:
(download sponsorship and program forms below)

Be part of the 40 years of community celebration as a sponsor.... 

Sponsorship includes varying levels of complimentary tickets, reserved seating and display ads in the program booklet. Download the forms provided below for details.

For details call the Human Relations Office:  252.399.2308.



2014 Humanitarian Nomination form 2014 Humanitarian Nomination form (235 KB)
2014 Treasures of the Community Nomination form 2014 Treasures of the Community Nomination form (462 KB)