Awards

  • 2011 – Nominated for the Federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Organization of the Year Award
  • 2010 – Recommended as a National Model Program with OJJDP
  • 2010 – Clorox Power a Bright Future National Competition (national search/competition to determine the best youth programs in the country – placed 10th out of over 5000 programs nationwide)
  • 2010 – Designated as an Outstanding Afterschool Program, North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs
  • 2010 – UNCW Watson School of Education Razor Walker Award
  • 2010 – UNCW Cameron School of Business & Wilmington Business Journal Coastal Entrepreneur Award, Non-Profit Category
  • 2010 – UNCW Albert Schweitzer Award
  • 2010 – WECT/Reeds Jewelers Cape Fear Heroes Award
  • 2006 – Making A Difference Award, New Hanover County Juvenile Day Treatment Center
  • 2004 – National NAHRO Award of Merit
  • 2004 – Governor’s Crime Commission Award of Excellence
  • 2004 – Adult Youth Leader of the Year Award, Cape Fear Youth Development Vision
  • 2003 – Human Services Award, Carolinas Council HRCO
  • 2002 – Minwax National Community Craftsman of the Year Award