Governor's Awards for Excellence

The Governor’s Awards for Excellence is the highest honor that a State employee may receive for noteworthy service to State government and the people of North Carolina. It’s designed to acknowledge and express appreciation to State employees for their outstanding accomplishments that do not fall entirely within the scope of normal duties. Nominations may be made for an individual or a team in several categories including: Innovation, Human Relations, Public Service, Outstanding State Government Service, and Safety and Heroism. Recipients will be invited to a lunch reception as well as a separate award ceremony attended by family, friends and co-workers.