From our friends at the NC Department of Cultural Resources:
The deadline to submit nominations for the 2015 North Carolina Awards, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the state, has been extended to Friday, May 8, 2015.
Please nominate a co-worker, community leader or friend TODAY who has served North Carolina with distinction. This is the opportunity for you to pay tribute to North Carolinians who better our experiences by their extraordinary involvement in our state.
Past recipients include William Friday, Romare Bearden, James Taylor, Gertrude Elion, John Hope Franklin, David Brinkley, Maya Angelou, Billy Graham and Branford Marsalis.
The nomination form and guidelines are available online.
To receive a form by mail or by email, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (919) 807-7256.