NCASA Awards For Education Leaders

Raymond Sarbaugh Leadership Award

Sarbaugh Leadership Award Recipients

2022 | Marvin Connelly
             Marcie Holland
2021 | Tabari Wallace
2020 | Patrick Miller
2019 | Jeff Hollamon
2018 | Glenda Jones
             David Hicks
2017 | Frank Till, Jr.
2016 | Dr. Rodney Shotwell
2015 | Dr. Dudley Flood
             Charlie Glazener
2014 | Jo Ann Norris
2013 | Donald L. Martin, Jr. 
2012 | Dr. James Casuby
2011 | Dr. Larry Price
2010 | Mr. Jack Hoke
2009 | Ms. Melisa Jessup

2022 Raymond Sarbaugh Leadership Award Winners
Dr. Marvin Connelly, Dr. Marcie Holland Co-awarded 2022 Raymond Sarbaugh Leadership Award

Dr. Marvin Connelly Jr., Superintendent of Cumberland County Schools, and Dr. Marcie Holland, recently retired Senior Director of Human Resources for Wake County Public Schools, have been co-awarded the North Carolina Association of School Administrators’ (NCASA) 2022 Raymond Sarbaugh Leadership Award. This award, named in honor of NCASA’s first full-time Executive Director, the late Raymond Sarbaugh, is given annually to an NCASA member or members who show outstanding leadership in public school service, as well as commitment to enhancing and supporting the efforts of fellow school administrators and NCASA.

Champion For Children Award

Champion For Children Award Recipients

2022 | NC Sen. Don Davis
2021 | Beverly Emory
2020 | NC Rep. Jeffrey Elmore
2019 | Gov. Roy Cooper
2018 | D. Craig Horn
2017 | Hugh Blackwell
2016 | James H. Langdon, Jr. 
2015 | John Dornan
2014 | Ann B. Goodnight
2013 | Linda P. Johnson
2012 | Beverly E. Perdue
2011 | Bill McNeal & June St. Clair Atkinson
2010 | Vernon Malone
2009 | Howard N. Lee
2008 | Rick Glazier
2007 | Douglas Yongue
2006 | James B. Hunt, Jr. & Michael F. Easley

NC Senator Don Davis
NC Senator Don Davis Awarded Champion For Children Award

North Carolina Senator Don Davis (D-Greene) was awarded the 2022 Champion for Children Award during the NC Association of School Administrators’ (NCASA) 2022 Conference on Educational Leadership. The Champion For Children Award, a prestigious honor given annually by NCASA to an individual demonstrating leadership in supporting and enhancing public education, was awarded this year to a state legislator whose collaborative efforts have been critical in helping NC public schools create a path forward from the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and into a brighter future.

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