Awards Gallery

New Hanover County celebrates the many achievements and outstanding public service of county employees through several awards and recognitions each month. These employees are making an impact, aligned with the county’s strategic plan, and creating better health and public safety, superior education and workforce, and intelligent growth and economic development. New Hanover County is grateful for every county employee and for the work they do to keep our citizens safe, healthy and secure.

Stellar Awards are given to employees who have excelled on the job in ways aligned with the county’s shared values; the Five Star Award, which is the county’s highest honor, is given to employees who have achieved five Stellar Awards in at least four of the county’s shared values; and Service Awards are given to employees who have worked with New Hanover County for five, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30+ years.

Learn more and nominate a county employee for their stellar work here.

Human Resources: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 135 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7178 • Fax 910-798-7179