Awards & Recognition

National

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)

 

2002 - Minwax National Community Craftsman of the Year Award

2004 – National NAHRO Award of Merit

State

2010 – Designated as an Outstanding Afterschool Program, North Carolina Center for Afterschool Programs

 

2004 - Governor’s Crime Commission Award of Excellence

 

Local

2013 – Children’s Museum of Wilmington 2013 Imagination Award

 

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

 

2004 - Adult Youth Leader of the Year Award, Cape Fear Youth Development Vision

 

2006 - Making A Difference Award, New Hanover County Juvenile Day Treatment Center

 

2003 - Human Services Award, Carolinas Council HRCO