1. The James B. Merritt Student Excellence Award Named in honor or Professor Merritt, co-founder and past-president of the Association, a life member of the Association, and executive with the Police Benevolent Association. This award is given for character, citizenship, and academic excellence while a college student in North Carolina. An award may be given to each of the following categories: students at the two-year college, baccalaureate, and graduate level.
2. The John C. McCollister Student Paper Awards Named in honor of the late Dr. Jay McCollister, a co-founder and past president of the Association, and professor emeritus at Pfeiffer College. This award is given for the best original paper submitted by college students in North Carolina. An award may be given to each of the following categories: students at the two-year college, baccalaureate, and graduate level. The nominations must be submitted by individual members in good standing of the Association, but the award nominees do not need to be NCCJA members.
Nominators must submit three (3) copies of all paper work, including the Downloadable nomination form. The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2010. Email submissions are permitted but nominating from must be included. Please send all nominations to Duane Everhart (email@example.com) Dept. of Criminal Justice PO Box 8002 Goldsboro, North Carolina 27533