“Celebrating Excellence in Education”
The third annual HES - ESS North Carolina Showcase – Celebrating Excellence in Education, will again be
the largest education celebration in the history of North Carolina. The 2024 event will be May 11 in the Mac Gray Auditorium in Statesville. The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities thanks the NC Department of Public Instruction for their assistance in developing this event.
The Showcase will recognize all 2023-2024 major education award winners, including:
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Teacher of the Year
Wells Fargo Principal of the Year
Raleigh Dingman School Board Member of the Year
A Craig Phillips Superintendent of the Year
State Champions of all major scholastic competitions
Milken Award Winner
We will also present many awards including:
NCASA Student of the Year
Fine Arts Educator of the Year
Humanities Educator of the Year
Specialized Instructional Support Educator of the Year
NCASA Challenge Cup
Joe Childers Scholastic Cup
The event will feature live performances from all performing arts State Champions in dance, show choir, and a cappella.
The event will be preceded by a Red Carpet walk followed by the Showcase at 7:00.
The North Carolina Showcase will be May 11, 2024 presented in the 900 seat Mac Gray Auditorium in Statesville. Many North Carolina leaders are expected to be present to recognize these students and educators for their accomplishments. Continue to watch this site for updates as the event continues to develop.
Dress is formal - black tie optional