Charlotte, NC, November 20, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas hosted a successful event to honor the newest North Carolina Business Hall of Fame inductees on Tuesday, Nov. 17. This year’s honorees personify not only an entrepreneurial spirit and unparalleled level of professionalism, but have also shaped a legacy that is recognized beyond North Carolina’s borders. The event was held at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, where the guests were treated to a reception followed by dinner and the induction ceremony. This year’s sold out event was sponsored by TIAA-CREF.
This year’s inductees were, Robert Barnhill Jr., chairman of the board and CEO of Barnhill Contracting Company; Susan Cameron, president and CEO of Reynolds American Inc.; and Dan DiMicco, chairman emeritus of Nucor Corporation.
Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas partners with The North Carolina Chamber to annually present and celebrate the accomplishments of the Tar Heel state’s most outstanding business and government leaders. Since 1988, Laureates have been selected by a panel of business and community leaders for their significant contributions in building and defining the North Carolina business landscape.
“We are excited that we were able to honor this year’ laureates at such a successful event,” said, Sarah Cherne, President & CEO, of Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas. “Robert Barnhill Jr., Susan Cameron, and Dan DiMicco exemplify what it means to give back to North Carolina while leading successful businesses. It is with great pride that we continually get to honor those that deserve it most for their continued dedication year after year.”
About Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas (JACC):
Junior Achievement (JA) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to providing young people in grades K-12 with the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for the future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas (JACC), headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, operates offices in Asheville, North Carolina, and Rock Hill, South Carolina, and serves nearly 37,000 students annually through its experiential educational programs. Delivered by corporate and community volunteers, JA programs provide relevant, engaging experiences that educate and empower students in the areas of financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship. For more information, visit http://www.jacarolinas.org/.