NCPCM Awards

Will Parker Memorial Award

2016 Recipient - Frank McNeill, Jr. (also pictured on left, Executive Director Gary Harris)

The Will Parker Award is the highest individual honor bestowed by the oil industry in North Carolina. The award is named for the beloved Mr. William A. Parker, first Executive Vice President of the Association who so typified all the qualities recognized by the award that bears his name. The award is given in recognition of service, achievement and success in the following areas: service to one’s own company or in the field of his/her endeavors in the petroleum industry; service to the community in civic and community affairs; service to local county groups; activities on behalf of the oil industry in a multi-county and state area; promotions on behalf of the industry; service on committees of various trade organizations; work in respect to educational programs and in industry meetings; high moral and Christian aspects in the recipients life; patriotism and dedication to him/herself and the industry.

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Don M. Ward Industry Excellence Cup

2016 Recipient - South Central Oil Co. (from left, Banks & Susan Garrison)

In 1998 NCPMA’s Public Relations Committee and Board of Directors established a new corporate level award in honor and recognition of Don Ward who served as NCPMA’s Executive VP for 43 years. The firm will be presented to the outstanding member firm that meets the criteria in the attached document. The award is presented at the Fall Convention.

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2016 NCPCM Store Manager of the Year

2016 Recipient - Billie Jean Madarasz, Cruizers #47, Apex, NC
(from left Edward Holmes, Billie Jean Madarasz)

The Store Manager of the Year Award recognizes excellence in store management by honoring an individual who has demonstrated commitment and service to his or her company, the North Carolina Petroleum & Convenience Marketers, and the community.

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2016 NCPCM Dean Cline Vendor of the Year

2016 Recipient - Bubba Hopkins, Cheerwine (Dean Cline pictured on the left.)
The Dean Cline Vendor of the Year Award honors a member company or individual for excellence in service to the convenience store industry or the NC Petroleum & Convenience Marketers.

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2016 L.W. Locke Retailer of the Year

2016 Recipient - Sampson-Bladen Oil Company
(from left Dean Cline, Haddon Clark, John Clark, Heather Clark, Manly Clark, and Ed Wazney )

The L.W. Locke Retailer of the Year Award honors a member company for excellence in community service and involvement.

For additional information and nomination form CLICK HERE.