Past Coach and Team Award Winners
Dogwood Hall of Fall
The Dogwood Hall of Fame Award is given to coaches who have served the community above and beyond expectations. These coaches are examples to us all in their dedication and love of students and of Speech and Debate.
Kellie and Don Perkins (2015)
Carole Hamilton (2016)
Alexandra Sencer (2017)
Shannon Jarman (2019)
Crawford Leavoy (2020)
Carole Hamilton School of Excellence Award
The Carole Hamilton School of Excellence Award is given to the school that earns the most cumulative points over the season. This award is named in honor of Carole Hamilton who forever changed our community with her dedication to the Speech and Debate Community and exemplified what excellence in this activity truly is.
Cary Academy (2016)
Cary Academy (2017)
Cary Academy (2018)
Cary Academy (2019)
Cary Academy (2020)
Cary Aacdemy (2021)
New School of Excellence Award
The New School of excellence Award is awarded to the team that earns the most cumulative points in their inaugural season.
Croatan High School (2016)
Holly Springs High School (2017)
Millbrook High School (2019)
Cape Fear High School (2020)
Thales Academy-Apex (2021)
Most Improved Team Performance
The Most Improved Team Performance is awarded to the team that most improves their relative rating from the year before.
Croatan High School (2017)
Pinecrest High School (2018)
Apex Friendship High School (2019)
North Carolina School of Science and Math (2020)
North Carolina School of Science and Math (2021)
Libby Carter Coaches Cup
The Libby Carter Coaches cup is awarded to acknowledge the outstanding performance of a coach in their first three years of coaching. This award is named in honor of Libby Carter, a longtime coach at Pinecrest High School who has exemplified what a coach and a leader in the Speech and Debate community truly is.
Josh Wade - Croatan High School (2016)
Angie Parker - Jack Britt High School (2016)
Michelle Boswell - Cumberland Polytechnic (2017)
Brittany Hellriegel - Croatan High School (2018)
Ashley Doane- Jack Britt High School (2019)
Kim Eckstein- Apex Friendship High School (2019)
Josh Herring-Thales Academy (2020)
Kellen Kane-Durham Academy (2020)
Ben Denton-Pinecrest High School (2021)