NC Award Presented To Jim Goodmon
Capitol Broadcasting Company President & CEO Jim Goodmon received the state’s highest civilian honor this week. Goodmon was one of six honored with a North Carolina Award at a ceremony at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley on Monday, November 27. The honorees were also feted at an afternoon reception at the Executive Mansion.
and work in science and art and other fields is truly distinguished. It isn’t just good. It isn’t just excellent. It is among the very best.”
The N.C. Award set to applaud Goodmon’s contributions to the Triangle such as promoting regionalism, building the new stadium for the Durham Bulls, heralding innovations in technology, and continuing the legacy of his grandfather’s dream of opera for the masses by merging his National Opera Company with the North Carolina School of the Arts’ program. At the celebration Goodmon was described as “A man with a unique ability to look beyond the limitations of the moment, he consistently seeks better ways to do business and improve his state.”
(retired mathematics professor at N.C. Central University), and Literature recipient William Powell (emeritus professor of history at UNC-CH).
The N.C. Awards were instituted by the General Assembly in 1961 to recognize “notable accomplishments by North Carolina citizens in the fields of scholarship, research, the fine arts and public leadership.”