Awards Gallery

New Hanover County recognizes the many achievements of our employees. Below you can see recent employees who have been awarded a: Stellar Award, which is given to employees who have excelled on the job in ways aligned with our shared values; Five Star Award, which is the county’s highest honor and represents an employee who has achieved five Stellar Awards in at least four of our shared values; and a Service Award, which represent the years of public service our employees have given to New Hanover County. We are grateful for every county employee and for the work they do to keep our citizens Safe, Healthy and Secure!

Five Star Award Winners

New Employees

WELCOME TO THE TEAM! Robert Basinger, Planning & Inspections; Kody Boggs, Sheriff; Constance Chavis, Social Services; Mayan Davis, Senior Resource Center; Kassie Day, Sheriff; Nora "Katie" Fitch, EM/9-1-1, Erica Graham, Property Management; Zoe Guarino, Sheriff; Caroline Harmon-Scott, Sheriff; Rebecca Hicklin, Sheriff; Christen Holt, Sheriff; Laura Hughes, Social Services; Jeffrey Lee, Senior Resource Center; Brittney Lewis, Sheriff; Loria Moore, Sheriff; Darrell Moore, Sheriff; Teresa Morton, Sheriff; Dante Murphy, Social Services; Rosemary Reeves, Parks & Gardens; Jessica Spencer, Fire Services; Phillip Tarte Jr., Health; Michelle Taylor, Sheriff; Orvie Tolbert, Sheriff; Caleb Vankirk, Fire Services; Martha Wayne, Finance

Thanks for...

5 Outstanding Years!

  • Adrienne Garwood, Cape Fear Museum
  • Roxanne Hodge, Sheriff's Office
  • Cindy Hewett, IT Department
  • Pam Rockwell, Finance
  • Denise Smith, Community Justice Services

10 Outstanding Years!

  • Retiring Tax Director Roger Kelley with 12 years of service
  • Darryl Bonheur, Property Management
  • Shawn Flores, Sheriff's Office
  • Corey Graham, Property Management
  • Jocelyn Graham, Health Department
  • Star McKoy, Sheriff's Office
  • Jennifer MacNeish, Sheriff's Office
  • Jason Smith, Sheriff's Office

20 Outstanding Years!

  • Jean Lewis, Social Services
  • Chuck Wilson, Sheriff's Office
  • Harold Adams, Sheriff's Office, with 25 years of service

30 Outstanding Years!

  • Retiring Captain Clarence Hayes with 33 years of service
  • Library Director Harry Tuchmayer with 35 years of service
Human Resources: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 135 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7178 • Fax 910-798-7179