Honors and Awards

• Norman L. Mebane Jr., CEO of his own trucking and investment firms in Windsor, North Carolina, and a member of the board of trustees of Elizabeth City State University, was honored for his contributions to the university by having a street on campus named in his honor. Norman L. Mebane Drive is outside the university’s fine arts center.

• Charlayne Hunter-Gault, one of two students in 1961 to integrate the University of Georgia, received the 2008 Mickey Leland Humanitarian Achievement Award from the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications association. Hunter-Gault is now a foreign correspondent for National Public Radio.