Star Awards

The Star Award represents a symbol of excellence, and someone or something designated a star thought to be pre-eminent. The award program is to recognize and promote professionalism and excellence in "star quality" projects.

The Star Award honors chosen projects that are the most outstanding new construction projects, that is selected on the merits and challenges of the project by an objective group of judges. The Star Award represents a symbol of excellence and is the highest achievement in the Design and Construction industry.

Only three "Star Awards" are given annually. One for projects of total construction costs under $10 million, one for projects $10-$25 millions, and one for projects greater than $25 million of total construction costs. 

The "Star Award" presentation is held each year at our Annual State Conference where winners are announced during the Black Tie Gala. Click here to see past winners.

Nominations for 2019 Star Awards are NOW OPEN! Click here to download a nomination form. Click here to download the Power Point Template for submittals. Nominations are due by Friday, January 18, 2019. Detailed submittal instructions are included on the nomination form. Contact Star Award Chair Chris Busch for questions at 336-553-0870 or

To Submit a Star Award Project Nomination:

  1. Complete a Star Award Nomination Form (form must be filled out entirely). Award criteria and detailed instructions are inlcuded on the nomination form.
  2. Include a project summary - a description of how the project and the development/construction process achieved the stated criteria for the Star Award (criteria for awards can be found on the nomination form)
  3. Appendices - letters from each CPN member involved in the project and a letter from the Owner must be turned in with nomination.
  4. Power Point - insert pictures of the completed project on the power point template with the submission
  5. Submissions must include a $200 submittal fee which can be mailed to the CPN office at 405 Battleground Ave., Suite 204 Greensboro, NC 27401. ($220 if paid via credit card)

Award winners are presented awards during the 2019 Annual Conference being held at Wild Dunes, April 12-14, 2019. Winning projects are highlighted during the conference at during the CPN year at statewide meetings.

2018 Award Winner Recipients

Under $10 Million
“Greensboro Science Center Wiseman Aquarium Expansion” – Greensboro, NC

CPN Member Participants

Lindsey Architecture
Emily Hinton

Samet Corporation
Rick Davenport

ECS Southeast, LLP
Sun Breza, Brian Maas

Westcott Small & Associates
Tori Small

Systems Contractors
Ron Pitts

Chandler Concrete
Dan Goley


Over $25 Million
“New Davie County High School” - Mocksville, NC

CPN Member Participants

New Atlantic Contracting, Inc.
Ricky Adkins

Brooks Pierce
Arty Bolick

Conner Gwyn Schenck
Richard Conner, Jim Schenck, Jay Wilkerson

Marsh & McLennan Agency
Russ Bell

SKA Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Aaron Bopp, Chuck Cardwell, Stephen Robinson

S&ME, Inc.
Manan Adhyaru

Sharpe Co.
Zane Sharpe