The second annual North Carolina Showcase - Celebrating Excellence in Education, was presented on May 13, 2023 in the UNC Greensboro Auditorium.

The event features dozens of recognitions, awards presentations, and performances. Highlights are shown below. 

 Award Winners:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Jack Hoke 
  • Fine Arts Educator of the Year: Margaret Maurice from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • Humanities Educator of the Year: Rachel Frye from East Lincoln High School
  • Specialized Instructional Support Educator of the Year: Meredith Draughn from B Everett Jordan Elementary School
  • NCASA New Coach of the Year: Samantha Croom from Lenoir County Early College High School
  • NCASA Coach of the Year: Mark Buzzee from Jay M Robinson Middle School
  • NCASA Scholastic Director of the Year: Beth Perdue from Brown Summit Middle School
  • NCASA Principal of the Year: Doug Massengill from Massey Hill Classical High School
  • NCASA Student of the Year: Anushka Mundhra from Brown Summit Middle School
  • NCASA Administrator of the Year: Travis Reeves from Surry County Schools
  • NCASA Volunteer of the Year: Josie Pfeiffer
  • Unity School Cup: Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy
  • NCASA Challenge Cup 1A: Brown Summit Middle School
  • NCASA Challenge Cup 2A: Jay M Robinson Middle School
  • Joe Childers Scholastic Cup 1A: The Early College at Guilford
  • Joe Childers Scholastic Cup 2A: Atkins High School
  • School District Cup (small): Mount Airy City Schools
  • School District Cup (medium): Surry County Schools
  • School District Cup (large): Guilford County Schools

Live performances were presented in theatre, dance, a cappella, and show choir by Jay M Robinson MS, Arendell Parrott Academy, Durham School of the Arts, Overhills HS, William A Hough HS, and Voyager Academy. 

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