Terri Hedrick received the Sam Watkins Visionary Award at a ceremony at the United Way of Vance County office on South Garnett Street on March 5th. This award was created in 2014 in memory of Mr. Watkins. The recipient has to be a Vance County resident who is a visionary with visible proven leadership. He or she must also have passion for our county with strong, positive and diverse support for it and all its citizens. Terri undoubtedly meets those criteria...

She has received many local awards including…

The Vance County Crime Stoppers Award.

The Vance County Citizens of the Month Award.

The Vanceformation Award from Vance County Schools.

A certificate for dedicated service from the Vance County Public School Foundation.

She is a graduate of the Leadership Vance Program.

She is a former member of the Education Committee of the Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, and the Vance County School of Excellence Planning Committee.

She is a current member of the Boards of the Vance County Community Foundation and the Triangle North Healthcare Foundation. She is also the Chairperson of the Vance County Appearance Commission.

She has served on the Board of the United Way of Vance County for many years in multiple positions including President and Secretary/Treasurer.

On behalf of a grateful community, thank you and congratulations, Terri.