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for North Carolina Awards Vol. Issue 5, May 1968
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The North Carolina Award is the highest honor the state can bestow on its citizens. Suggested by Dr. Robert Lee Humber of Greenville and instituted by the 1961 General Assembly, the award recognizes 'notable accomplishments by North Carolina citizens in the fields of scholarship, research, the fine arts, and public leadership.' Robert Lee Humber (public service), Hobson Pittman (fine arts), Vermont Connecticut Royster (literature), Charles Phillips Russell (literature) and Stanley G. Stephens (science) received the award in 1968.