• Community Awards

  • Distinguished Citizen of the Year  

    The Distinguished Citizen of the Year award is bestowed annually by the High Point Chamber of Commerce. 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. The 2016 Distinguished Citizen of the Year will be recognized at the 2017 Annual Meeting. To submit a nomination form for the 2016 Distinguished Citizen of the Year, please click here. Nominations will be accepted now through January 31, 2017. 

    • 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 

    Volunteer of the Year

    The Volunteer of the Year award is awarded annually by the High Point Chamber of Commerce. 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. The 2016 Volunteer of the Year will be recognized at the 2017 Annual Meeting 

    • 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

     

    Business Woman of the Year

    The Business Woman of the Year award is presented annually by the High Point Chamber of Commerce. 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. The 2017 Business Woman of the Year will be recognized at the 2017 Women's Business Luncheon. Nominations will be accepted beginning in July 2017.   

    • 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
       
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