Past Winners

View the 2019 Awards Gala Program held in Janurary 2020.

Hero Honorees

2019

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Lifetime Achievement Award
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Steve Harkins

SC Telco FCU, CEO

Bill Smith

Coastal CU, Volunteer

Steve Smith

Sharonview FCU, CEO

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Individual Achievement
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Deb McLean

VP Marketing & Business Development, Nova CU

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Partner in Philanthropy Award
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Coastal Credit Union Foundation

CUNA State-Level Award Winners

2019

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Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award
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1st – Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union

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Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award
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1st – Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union
1st – SRP Federal Credit Union
2nd – Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union
1st – Truliant Federal Credit Union

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Dora Maxwell Award
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1st – Family Trust Federal Credit Union
2nd – Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union
3rd – SRP Federal Credit Union
Participant – Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union

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Louise Herring Award
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1st – Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union (1st nationally)
1st – Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union (2nd nationally)
2nd – Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union

Hero Award Winners

2018

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Lifetime Achievement Award
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Marc Schaefer

Truliant FCU, CEO

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Partner in Philanthropy Award
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Robert Harris

Health Facilities FCU, President/CEO

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Partner in Philanthropy Award
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Upstate SC Credit Unions Annual Charitable Giving Campaign

2017

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Individual Achievement Award
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Cathy Pace

Allegacy FCU, President/CEO

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Lifetime Achievement Award
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Dorinda Edwards

American Partners CU, President/CEO

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Lifetime Achievement Award
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John Radebaugh

Carolinas Credit Union League, President/CEO

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Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award
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Maria Scanga

Latina Community CU, Board Chair

2016

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Individual Achievement Award
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Mark Curran

Lion’s Share FCU, President/CEO

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Lifetime Achievement Award
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Jerry Miller

Carolina Trust FCU, President/CEO

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Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award
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Joan Nelson

Coastal CU, Volunteer/Board Chair

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Partner in Philanthropy Award
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CREATIVE BUILDERS, INC.

2015

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Individual Achievement Award
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Genice Decorte

Healthshare CU, President/CEO

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Lifetime Achievement Award
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Glenn Kirk

Summit CU, Board of Directors/Treasurer/Trustee

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Partner in Philanthropy Award
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YOUR MARKETING CO

2014

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Individual Achievement Award
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David Brehmer

First Carolina Corporate CU, President/CEO

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Individual Volunteer Achievement Award
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Travis Walters

SPC CU, Board Chairman

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Lifetime Achievement Award
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John Carlson

Sharonview FCU, President/CEO

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Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award
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George Price

Piedmont Advantage CU, Board Member

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Partner in Philanthropy Award
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CUNA MUTUAL GROUP