C. Kenneth McEwin Distinguished Service Award

The C. Kenneth McEwin Distinguished Service Award


In March 1988, the North Carolina Association for Middle Level Education awarded its first Distinguished Service Award to Dr. C. Kenneth McEwin, Professor of Education, Appalachian State University. To further recognize the significant contribution of this individual, the award was renamed the C. Kenneth McEwin Distinguished Service Award. This award may be presented to any individual, school, or organization. Nominations received in previous years will remain in consideration. The award will be presented to an individual or to a school or organization that has had a significant long-term impact on the advancement of middle-level education in North Carolina. The contribution could be in service, leadership, and/or research.

What are the application requirements?: The application consists of the nomination data form including a one-page narrative and two letters of recommendation. This information must be postmarked or emailed no later than December 30th to:

NCMLE Awards Committee
PO Box 116
Canton, NC 28716

Please call us at (910) 235-3761 or e-mail awards@ncmle.org if you have questions.

Who will decide the recipient of this award?: The presentation of this award is at the discretion of the NCMLE Board of Directors. The award will be presented at the NCMLE Annual Conference. The winner will not be notified of his or her nomination or selection; however, the selection committee will inform the winner’s family so they may make arrangements to attend the awards ceremony at the conference. Please complete the form below, and don’t forget to hit the “Submit” button when you are finished.  Thanks for your nomination!

Award- C. Kenneth McEwin Distinguished Service

I. Nominee:

II. Nominator:

III. Narrative:

A one-page narrative should be attached below describing the strengths of the nominee and addressing the criteria. You may wish to copy the narrative from your word processor and paste it in the text box below.

IV. Recommendations:

Letters of recommendation will be sent from: