2019 Winners — People

Best Coach

Chris Metzger, Pinecrest Football

Nathaniel Carter, Union Pines Cross Country

John Frye, Union Pines Tennis


Best Principal

Nora McNeill, Sandhills Farm Life Elementary

Stefanie Phillips, Pinecrest High School

Jenny Purvis, North Moore High School


Best Teacher

Marsha Harms, Pinehurst Elementary School

Lauren Thompson, Robbins Elementary School

Georgia Proctor, Vass-Lakeview Elementary School


Best Public Servant/Elected Official

Ed Dennison, Moore County Board of Education

Ronnie Fields

Jamie Boles


Best Police Officer

Chris Garner, Southern Pines Police Department

Chris Smith, State Highway Patrol, Moore County

Gypsie Adcox, Aberdeen Police Department


Best Firefighter

Jason Love, Carthage Fire Department

Wes Little, Southern Pines Fire Department

Jennifer Black, Pinehurst Fire Department


Best Worship Leader

Mat Encinosa, Christ Community Church

Ryan Peterson, Grace Church

Gregg Newton, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church


Best Customer Service Representative

Keith Moneymaker, Sweet Dreams

Katie Brock, Hickory Tavern

Iridia Rosas, Beefeaters


Best Volunteer

Keith Moneymaker

Kasi Cadell

Theresa Core


Best Philanthropist

Keith Moneymaker

Jamie Boles

Angela Thompson


Best Boss

Chris Garton, The Puzzle Piece

Tammy Waterbury, Beefeaters

Lori West, Pure Barre


Best Employer

Pinehurst Surgical

First Bank

Beefeaters