Children’s Champion Award
The Juvenile Justice & Children’s Rights Section is pleased to solicit nominations for the Children’s Champion Award, to be conferred in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Juvenile Justice & Children’s Rights Section.
The Children’s Champion Award has been established to recognize members of the Juvenile Justice & Children’s Rights Section who are true “champions” for North Carolina children and youth. The recipient of the award should be a person who:
- has the highest ethical standards;
- is held in the highest regard by both the bench and bar;
- demonstrates a deep, caring desire to help children;
- demonstrates a long-term commitment to improving the well-being of children through a minimum of 5 years of professional service related to the protection of children and/or children’s rights, with particular emphasis given to the length of the nominee’s commitment and service;
- has taken action to improve the administration of justice for children through direct advocacy, research, policy development, and/or volunteer service; and
- is committed to the mission of the Juvenile Justice & Children’s Rights Section as demonstrated by exemplary service to the Section.
- the Award may be conferred and nominations may be made posthumously;
- nominees who do not receive the Award may be considered for the Award in subsequent years without being re-nominated; and
- nominees who are currently practicing must be a member of the Juvenile Justice & Children’s Rights Section to be considered for the Award.
Complete the form below to nominate an individual. You may be contacted by a member of the Section about your nominee. The nomination and supporting information, and all communications, will be kept confidential.
2018 | Deana Fleming
2019 | Eric Zogry
2020 | LaToya Powell