Up to eight students are nominated for this award during each academic year. Students are recognized for their academic achievements, school leadership and community involvement. They also receive gift certificates to be used in the college cafeteria and campus store.
Eversole will complete an associate in applied science degree in business administration this fall. She plans to continue her education at North Carolina A&T University in environmental engineering.
A member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, she has maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her entire academic career at CVCC. She serves as chapter president of SkillsUSA where she won first place in the customer service competition last year at the state level. She won second place in the nation this past summer at the St. Louis National SkillsUSA Competition.
The Catawba resident has one son and they are active members of the Favor Center Church in Hickory.
Johnson is pursuing an associate degree in business administration. Using his 25 years of experience as an ASE master automotive technician, he plans to pursue management positions in the automotive or transportation industries after graduation next spring.
Last year, he won first in the prepared speech competition at the state SkillsUSA Competition in Greensboro and competed at the SkillsUSA National Competition in Kansas City, Mo. He received two Student Government Association Awards last year in business law and business administration.
He is a member of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society and has been named to the High Honors List. He serves as CVCC chapter president of the Business Leaders of Tomorrow. He and his wife and son live in the town of Catawba.