Brunswick County Bar Association holds 2nd Annual Law Day
Summary Date: Thursday, May 10, 2012
The Brunswick County Bar Association’s second annual Law Day banquet took place on Thursday, April 19, at 101 Stone Chimney Road in Supply. The guest speaker was the Honorable Justice Paul M. Newby of the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Five $500 high school scholarships were awarded. Recipients were Kenneth Shadid and Brendan Ussery of South Brunswick High School, Amy Sapp and Matthew Emerson of West Brunswick High School and Erin Phelps of Brunswick County Early School.
Three awards of excellence were also presented. The 2012 Lighthouse Award was presented to Bonner Lee Stiller, former representative for the N.C. House, for serving with dignity and assisting the profession in the legislative process. The 2012 Distinguished Service Award was presented to Douglas W. Baxley for exemplary service by mentoring and fostering civility among the members of the Brunswick County Bar Association.
The 2012 Hall of Fame Award was presented to the Honorable William F. Fairley, District Court Judge for the 13th District, for presiding and serving with integrity, competency, fairness and impartiality.
The event was catered by Crimson Lite of Goldsboro and music was provided by Adam Lassiter.
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