2019 North Carolina Awards
November 16 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Established by the General Assembly in 1961, the North Carolina Award is the highest civilian honor given by the state. Presented annually since 1964, the award recognizes significant contributions to the state and nation in the fields of fine art, literature, public service, and science. Though given by the governor, the award is administered by our agency.
The state’s highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award, will be presented to six distinguished North Carolinians on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at the Raleigh Convention Center. Governor Roy Cooper will present the awards at the 7 p.m. banquet and ceremony.