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GRRA Awards

GRRA Fellows Award
This award honors outstanding GRRA members who have contributed consistent and outstanding service to our Association since becoming a member. These individuals have provided their time, talents and enthusiasm, which have an enduring effect on the Association.

2021 Recipients: Lindy Pope and Ralph Thomas

REALTOR® Committee Member of the Year Award
This award goes to a member who has demonstrated “initiative, enthusiasm and originality” and has put in extra hours of work in committee endeavors.

2021 Recipient: Maxine Nelson

GRRA Associate of the Year
The Associate of the Year award is presented to an Associate member who has made outstanding volunteer contributions to GRRA. The candidate should exhibit professionalism and success in their Business and Association activities.

2021 Recipient: Brooke Michael

GRRA Hall of Fame
This award honors outstanding REALTORS® or lenders within our industry and association who have contributed consistent and outstanding service to our profession in the areas of development, environment or government, and/or leadership which have an enduring effect upon the real estate profession.

2021 Recipient: Kevin Green

Jack H. Brown Memorial Award
Recognizes a member whose unselfish participation and efforts in non-industry activities have been exemplary in charitable, civic, religious, educational or political affairs. Recipient is also someone who has had a strong influence in the enhancements of the arts, athletics or recreation for the benefit of the public.

2021 Recipient: Diana Davis

Elaine H. Ernest Visionary Leadership Award
This award honors a person from the Greensboro Regional REALTORS® Association or the community-at-large whose ideas, research, actions and leadership have created a positive impact on the Guilford County development community and the community-at-large.

2021 Recipient: David Levy & Marlene Sanford

William D. Seawell Sr. and Jr. Award
Recognizes an outstanding REALTOR® member's efforts in the area of Fair Housing. Candidate is a REALTOR® in good standing and an active participant in affirmative fair housing activities.

2020 Recipient: Marcy Jones

GRRA Public Service Award
To honor a public servant who has contributed consistent and outstanding service to our REALTOR Industry. This individual has provided his/her time, talents and enthusiasm to benefit the real estate industry and has had an enduring effect not only on our association, but also upon the Guilford County community-at-large.

2020 Recipient: Jeff Phillips

Ronald J. Smith President’s Award
The current GRRA President selects this award that recognizes a member who has given countless volunteer hours of enthusiastic service to the membership of the Association.

2021 Recipient: Hilburn Michel

REALTOR® of the Year Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding REALTOR® member of the GRRA who has had significant accomplishments in REALTOR® association activities (local, state and national) and/or civic activities.

2021 Recipient: Bill Guill

NC REALTORS® Rising Star
The purpose of this award is to recognize a REALTOR® in each Board who has been a REALTOR® for five years or less and who has provided exemplary service to the local Board and exhibits leadership potential.

GRRA Rising Star
To recognize a REALTOR® in GRRA who has been a REALTOR® for five years or less and who has provided exemplary service to the local, state and national Associations and exhibits leadership potential.

2021 Recipients: Gabriela Badillo, Hannah Hunt, Kevin Kyle, Christy Locklear, Valerie Vincent, Joy Watson