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LRE Presents Sweet 16 Awards

LRE Presents Sweet 16 Awards

The inaugural Sweet 16 Awards & Silent Auction was held Nov. 19 at the N.C. Bar Center in Cary. The awards program recognizes legal professionals and educators for their contributions to the North Carolina Bar Association’s Law-Related Education initiative.

The silent auction generated more than $3,000 to support LRE programs.

The honorees are:

Legal Professionals
Nan Hannah – Hannah Sheridan Loughridge & Cochran LLP, Raleigh
Lawyers in the Schools Founder

Chief Judge Linda McGee – N.C. Court of Appeals
Lawyers in the Schools Founder

Susan Giamportone – Formerly with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Lawyers in the Schools Founder

Roderick Allison – Solo Practice, Creedmoor
Dedication and Leadership: Law-Related Education Advisory Committee Co-Chair

Ryan Blackledge – N.C. General Assembly
Dedication and Leadership: Law-Related Education Advisory Committee Co-Chair

Keith Howard – Professor at Charlotte School of Law
Dedication and Leadership: Law-Related Education Advisory Committee Co-Chair

Jim Morgan – Legal Aid of North Carolina – Wilmington
Dedication and Leadership: Law-Related Education Advisory Committee Co-Chair

Ann David – G. Phillip David & Associates, Wilmington
Outstanding Leadership and Service Award For the Lawyers 4 Literacy Program

Doug McClanahan – McClanahan Law, Raleigh
Outstanding Leadership and Service Award For the Justice Teaching Institute and Mock Trial Training Programs

Lucy Austin – N.C. Industrial Commission
Dedication and Service, including N.C. Constitution Explained

Shannon Hoff – Poyner Spruill LLP, Charlotte
Outstanding Dedication and Service Award for the Middle School Mock Trial

Kathy Prosser – SGL Carbon LLC, Charlotte
Outstanding Paralegal and Service Award For the Lawyers 4 Literacy Program

Jenee' Peace – 3L at NCCU School of Law, Durham
Outstanding Law Student and Service Award For the Lawyers 4 Literacy Program

Educators
Patricia Robblee – Camp Lejeune High School, Jacksonville
Outstanding High School Teacher

Rhonda Haney – Waynesville Middle School, Waynesville
Outstanding Middle School Teacher

Cindy Jarrett – Durant Road Elementary, Raleigh
Outstanding Elementary School Teacher

Team Special Award                                   
McDougle Middle School, Chapel Hill
For Outstanding Performance at the 2014 Battle of the Carolinas Mock Trial Tournament