Leland Chamber of Commerce Holds Awards Dinner

Teen Scene Freelance Writer, Senior, BC ECHS

Margie Steve

Teen Scene Freelance Writer, Senior, BC ECHS

Jan Morgan-Swegle



North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce
2022 Annual Awards Dinner


The North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce held their 2022 Annual Awards Dinner on June 29, at the Leland Cultural Arts Center.

Categories for recognition included:

Business of the Year
New Chamber Member Business of the Year
Non-Profit of the Year
Woman of the Year
Entrepreneur of the Year
Young Professional of the Year
Rising Star Youth Award

The highlight of the event for Teen Scene, Inc., was our own, Margie Steve being selected as one of the Rising Stars, in the “Rising Star Youth Award” category.  Margie’s nomination detailed her many accomplishments such as being a member of the National Honor Society and being ranked in the top 10% of her class.  She was invited to be a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and has been selected as the recipient of the Acolyte Award, the Principal Award and the Presidential Award by the State of North Carolina for her community service, leadership and academic excellence.

Margie is a Senior at Early College High School and hopes to go into the medical field.  In her spare time, Margie participated in Peer Court as the attorney, prosecutor and jury.  She is a volunteer for the Food Pantry, Crop Walk, Soup Kitchen, Relay for Life and Rise Against Hunger.  She currently works at Walmart and as a Freelance writer for the Teen Scene.

The Woman of the Year award went to Deb Pickett from Edward Jones.  Deb is a strong Cape Fear Voices/Teen Scene supporter.

Gerald Decker was nominated for the “Entrepreneur of the Year” Award.