The Annual North Carolina Central University School of Law Awards Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 18th at noon in the Moot Courtroom. During this ceremony, students will be recognized for excellence in academics, leadership and professionalism. Awards will be presented to Evening Program students who are unable to attend prior to class on Thursday, April 19th. Please join us as we celebrate your accomplishments.
The following awards will be presented:
Awarded to the first-year student who achieved the highest grade in each of the four sections of Property, Torts, Contracts and Civil Procedure during the Fall 2011 semester.
The Dean’s Awards
The H.M. Michaux Award for Public Service
The Daniel G. Sampson Award for Scholarship
The Floyd B. McKissick Award For Leadership and Scholarship
The Justice Robert Glass Award for Outstanding Service to the Law Review
The Judge Herbert Richardson Award for Outstanding Service to the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Law
The Clifton E. Johnson Award for Outstanding Service to the Moot Court Board
The Michael F. Easley Award for Outstanding Service to the Trial Advocacy Board
The Anne Duncan Award for Academic Achievement in the Face of Significant Obstacles
The Dean’s Leadership Award
The Spes Bona Award (Awarded to a graduating NCCU law student who has achieved the highest increase in GPA from the end of their first year to their final year of law school. “Spes bona” means “good hope,” recognizing the determination of students to succeed despite personal and academic challenges)
The ALI-ABA Scholarship & Leadership Award
This award recognizes the graduating student who best represents a combination of scholarship and leadership, the qualities embodied by the American Law Institute (ALI) and the American Bar Association (ABA).
Clinical Program Awards
The Clinical Program will also present awards to the clinic students who have far exceeded the requirements of their program in hours, effort, productivity, results, and professionalism.
Excellence in Writing Awards
Presented to second-year and third-year law students by the NCCU Legal Writing Program.