Carolina Panther QB, Cam Newton, is nominated for the prestigious Oder of the Long Leaf Pine. Representative Alma Adams nominated Cam for both the Long Leaf Pine and the Order of the Palmetto, the highest awards to be given by Carolina Governors. Cam led our Panthers to compete at the Super Bowl in 2015 and he has also donated millions of dollars to support different non profits in our local communities. Maya Angelou, Andy Griffith, Michael Jordan, Dean Smith and Dale Earnhardt are a few others who have received this
How cool is this? In 1994, Paul Schadt was with NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt when he received this award from North Carolina Governor, Jim Hunt. The picture below is from the ceremony!