2015 Highlander Awards


The competition will focus on the following areas:

  • Landscaping/Beautification
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Pollution Control and Litter Management
  • Waste Reduction/Recycling

The nomination forms for sites to consider for the Highlander Awards will be accepted from April 1, 2015 through May 15, 2015. Members of the Awards Committee will be looking at the nominated sites through July 15, 2015. Highlander Award winners will be announced on August 5, 2015 at noon at the Chamber office.

Winners will be in the following categories:

  • Commercial Property
  • Industrial Property
  • Non-Profit/Churches
  • Schools
  • Residential Properties (Based on Address)
    • Gibson
    • East Laurinburg
    • Laurel Hill
    • Laurinburg (Two will be awarded)
    • Wagram

Judging Criteria

Landscaping/Beautification—40 points

  • The location is aesthetically beautiful to passer-bys
  • The location is landscaped beautifully
  • The landscaped is maintained and manicured

Environmental Concerns—30 points

  • The location has good drainage
  • The landscape has regard for the local climate and is made for low maintenance
  • The landscape emphasizes perennial and evergreens for practicality

Pollution Control and Litter Management—20 points

  • There is no visible litter on grounds and/or nearby streets
  • Outside trash receptacles are clean and not overflowing with trash

Waste Reduction/Recycling—10 points

  • Recycling takes place at the location and encourages others to recycle as well
  • Use of rain barrels or other forms of recycling

Due to the changing of seasons and change of flowering plants, when submitting a nomination for the Highlander, it is encouraged to provide pictures of the location at various times of the year to be considered when making the determination of the award winners.

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Laurinburg, NC 28352 
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