Academic Excellence Awards
Academic Excellence awards recipients are nominated by faculty or staff and selected on the basis of selected academic criteria. The recipient(s) is recognized at the North Carolina Community College System Office for their academic achievements.

President's Award
The President's Award may be given to the student selected as most outstanding in scholastic achievement and leadership qualities. The Student Advisory Committee makes the selection from nominees submitted by faculty and staff. A plaque is presented to the recipient of the award at graduation.

Citizenship Award
The Citizenship Award may be presented to a graduating student who is selected on the basis of leadership, service to fellow students, and participation in extracurricular activities. Nominees shall be submitted by faculty and staff members, and the Student Advisory Committee shall make the selection.
The recipient shall be presented a plaque at commencement exercises.

Distinguished Service Award
The Distinguished Service Award may be presented to a student who has shown outstanding leadership in both school and community activities beyond the scope of the other awards. The selection is made by a majority vote of the Administrative Council and may not be awarded every year.

Student Government Service Award
The Student Government Service Award may be given each year by the Student Government Association to the student who has rendered the most outstanding service to his or her fellow students.