NCACPA annually recognizes members for their outstanding contributions to the accounting profession, the Association, and the community. Award recipients are nominated by their peers and recognized at the association’s Recognition Dinner each spring.

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Deadline: February 1, 2019

Regarded as the highest honor bestowed by NCACPA, this award recognizes an individual who has profoundly and significantly influenced the Association and/or the CPA profession.

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Deadline: February 1, 2019

This award recognizes an NCACPA member who actively participates in, and makes substantial service contributions to, a broad scope of charitable and civic activities. The award is based on outstanding charitable, community, civic, and/or other public service activities. Professional services related to accounting organizations or the CPA profession are not considered in determining the award winner.

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Deadline: August 10, 2018

One of NCACPA’s most active member communities, the Women’s Initiative Group, recently created the Elevating Women Award. This award will recognize a male in the CPA profession who is actively supporting the advancement of women.

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Deadline: February 1, 2019

NCACPA established the Outstanding Educator Award to recognize a member’s outstanding performance and/or contributions to the field of accounting education. The NC CPA Foundation will award $1,000 to the winning educator’s academic department, in the name of the winning educator, as a one-time scholarship to a deserving student or students selected by the department.

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Deadline: February 1, 2019

NCACPA established the Outstanding Member in Business & Industry Award to recognize a member for outstanding achievement in this area and to promote the CPA designation as the premier professional credential in financial management. The member selected will also be recognized at the Members in Business & Industry Fall Conference.

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Deadline: February 1, 2019

NCACPA established the Outstanding Member in Government Award to recognize a member for outstanding service and leadership within governmental accounting. The individual selected will also be recognized at the Local Government Conference.

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Deadline: Check back in April 2019 for a link to the nomination form.

Every once in a while, you meet a young person who just seems to, well…stand out among the crowd. Zeke Sigler was just that.

Zeke first became involved with NCACPA as an attendee at the association’s Student Leadership Institute of North Carolina (SLINC). While there, he immediately stood out to NCACPA staff and SLINC team leaders as someone who showed immense potential and would be a dedicated NCACPA member and volunteer leader. And he was.

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Deadline: January 8, 2019

The Young CPA Cabinet established the “Taking it to the Max” Award to honor the legacy of Maximo “Max” Mukelabai, 2011–12 NCACPA Chair, who passed away unexpectedly on July 8, 2011. Max championed engagement in the accounting profession and noted, “Being a part of a profession requires that you participate therein. In order to participate, one must be present.” He challenged young association members to “come in, learn, listen, and then, obviously, stay engaged.” Max set an example of engagement through his service and was the first member of the Young CPA Cabinet to come up the ranks and serve as association chair.

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Deadline: August 10, 2018

NCACPA, in partnership with the AICPA and its Women’s Initiative Committee, is looking for female CPAs who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession, or who demonstrate characteristics that have enabled them to become leaders in the profession. Individuals may submit more than one nomination (separate forms, please) and may also nominate themselves.

To submit a nomination, fill out the form linked below and provide supporting evidence of the nominee’s contributions to the profession and her community. Specific criteria should be reviewed before submitting a nomination. Documentation should include a letter describing why the nominee should be considered. In addition, a résumé and letters of support are not required, but strongly recommended. Please note: Award recipients must be members of both NCACPA and AICPA.

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