Dolph Overton Award: Dolph
was a great supporter of the museum and made large donations to our library. Our Library is named after him.
Awarded to Don Opgenorth.
Don supported the redesign and changes at the museum and he played an integral role in research and image scanning for our exhibits.
Tom Davis Award: Tom Davis and the Piedmont story have long been an important part of CAM.
Awarded to Charlie Sugg
Charlie has been here almost from the beginning. He has served in various areas, he continues to support the many changes in the museum and he always does it with a smile!
Michael Clausen Award: Clausen was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for going above and beyond what was expected.
Awarded to Diana and Rick Cromer.
The Cromers are always willing to go above and beyond to help with projects at the museum. Traveling over an hour and a half to get to CAM, they helped in numerous exhibition projects including the restoration of the Wright Flyer and the Cessna 150. They also serve as docents and often answer the call to help out during special events.
Jeff Skiles Award: Skiles played a major role in the Miracle on the Hudson event but often out of the spotlight.
Awarded to Lowell Warner.
Lowell is responsible for much of our marketing exposure. You see many of his images on our website, in brochures, magazines, signs, and in the images that surround you in our museum.
A second Jeff Skiles Award is
Awarded to Charlie Montagna
Charlie started as a docent but expanded his talents to include our WI-FI capabilities, the air traffic control heard outside the gift shop, new volunteer badges, and in general, solving problems that arise with IT, or audio.
Floyd S. Wilson Award This award represents the highest honor and is named in honor of the museum's founder. Without Floyd's hard work, determination, persistence and vision, there would be no Carolinas Aviation Museum.
Awarded to Bob Cottom
Bob never fails to respond to our pleas for help. He is an avid supporter of the museum and he exudes a real passion, sincerity, and enthusiasm that inspires our visitors. Several folks have asked to volunteer after talking with Bob.