Winston-Salem Jaycees

The Winston-Salem, NC area's organization of choice for adults 21-40 to develop personal, business and leadership skills through community service and organizational involvement.

I'm a Winston-Salem Jaycee because:

​Kayla Newman

I wanted to meet other young professionals and help serve my community. Since joining I have grown as a leader, made new friends, and discovered new and interesting places in Winston-Salem.

​Kayla Newman, 2018 Membership VP

Chapter Achievements – 2014 Mid Year


Being a well rounded Jaycee isn’t about getting awards – but being recognized is amazing!

(Click here for a “Jaycee Lingo PDF” with descriptions of some of the awards below – will open in a new page)

2014 NC Mid-Year Convention (Aug 15 – 17, 2014)

Congratulations to everyone and thank you to every single member for huge contributions to our success!  Together we’re making a big impact in our community.

Our chapter placed 3rd in Parade of Chapters for 1st Semester. This means we are working hard and succeeding in providing well rounded programming for our chapter!  For those who missed the convention, here’s how we did!

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(click here for additional pictures from the convention)

National Awards (from year-end 2013)

  • 3rd place – Best Local Personal Skill Development Program – Winston-Salem Jaycees, Job Resource Fair Project, Sharon Reiss (chair)
  • William B. Robertson Best Local Community Empowerment Program – Winston-Salem Jaycees, HOBY NC West, Mitzi McLean (chair)
  • US Presidential Medallion – North Carolina – Winston-Salem President, Kimberly Hunter
  • Heidi Juttner Memorial Award (Outstanding Local Vice President) – Winston-Salem Jaycees, Sharon Reiss

State Awards

  • 1st Semester: 3rd place in Parade of Chapters – Winston-Salem Jaycees

Individual Awards

  • Helping Hand Award – Robert Moreau,  of Bib’s Downtown
  • Passport to Civic Leadership (1st Degree) – Catherine Bormann, Yvette Spears and Sharell Trusty
  • Faith in God nominee – Rebekah Beal
  • Jaycee of the Semester nominee – Sharell Trusty
  • Rising Stars – Maria Burke and Katie Taylor

Competition Winners

  • First Timers – Catherine Bormann


Project Awards

  • 2014 Midyear Party: Toga Party – chaired by Missy Hunter
    • 1st Semester (Div 5-8) – 1st place – Local Growth and Development Program
    • 1st Semester (Sweepstakes winner – across all divisions in state) – 1st place – Local Growth and Development Program
  • Hiking with the Hounds and the Jaycees – chaired by Nathalie Bishop
    • 1st Semester (Div 5-8) – 2nd place -Local Community Empowerment Program
    • 1st Semester (Sweepstakes winner – across all divisions in state) – 2nd place – Local Community Empowerment Program

HOBY Awards!

In June 2014, we successfully completed our 5th year of HOBY NC West in Winston-Salem. In this 3-Day seminar, 97 Ambassadors from the western part of NC learned about their personal leadership skills, how to lead within a group, and how to lead within their communities.

HOBY NC West 2014

Each year awards are presented at HOBY Training Institute in Houston, Texas.  Awards are given to Leadership Seminar Chairs, Recruitment Directors, and Corporate Board Presidents from all over the country.  The following awards were presented:

  • SUPERIOR Leadership Seminar Chair: presented to Troy Powell
  • Recruitment Director Award:  presented to Carmen Miller
  • Recruitment Goal Award:  presented to Carmen Miller
  • Alumni Ambassador for NC:  presented to Connor Brady

Click here to see how we did at the 2013 Year-End convention (in Feb 2014).