The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Visitor & Convention Bureau announced the winners of the 9th annual CIVITAS Awards for Business Excellence.
The winners in each of the 12 CIVITAS categories are chosen by an independent team of volunteer judges.
The winners by category are:
Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year: Sgt. Charles E. Jackson II
Junior Enlisted Service Member of the Year: Hospitalman Holden J. Roberts
Military Citizen of the Year: Steve Illes
Outstanding Employee of the Year: Corina Altamirano
Outstanding Leadership Beaufort Alumni: Kendall Erickson
Outstanding Young Professional: Huntley Duryea
Outstanding Nonprofit: Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry
Community Stewardship: Hargray
Tourism Leadership: Susan Sauer, Discover Tours
Excellence in Free Enterprise: Kazoobie Kazoos
Regional Economic Impact: Beaufort Memorial Hospital
Lifetime of Leadership: Henry Chambers