NC’s highest auction award returns to Boonville


Kelly Nicholas earns the title of Bid Calling Grand Champion from the Auctioneers Affiliation of North Carolina (AANC).

The city of Boonville can now be proud to host not one however two auctioneers who’ve earned the title of Bid Calling Grand Champion from the Auctioneers Affiliation of North Carolina (AANC).

In 2020, longtime resident and enterprise proprietor in Boonville, Harold Hicks of the Hicks Public sale Co., gained the distinct honor of being the most effective Bid Caller within the state of NC. (Sure, that is the quick speaking half auctioneers are identified for!)

This competitors is held solely annually. Women and men from throughout the state come collectively to compete for this prestigious title. In entrance of a dwell viewers and a panel of judges, contestants are scored on a wide range of classes together with their ability and talent to promote gadgets in a dwell public sale setting. On high of the bid calling, members are additional requested a collection of impromptu interview questions they have to reply after which scored on content material, efficient and fluid communication along with the standard of their responses.

This yr, new resident to Boonville, Kelly Nicholas additionally turned the proud recipient of this honor. Not solely are girls within the public sale business uncommon, however to have two such honorees from the identical city is nearly remarkable.

Nicholas is an worker, Public sale and Advertising and marketing Supervisor of the Hicks Public sale Co. As well as, she is a current graduate from the Licensed Auctioneers Institute (CAl) out of the College of Indiana. This can be a three yr lengthy instructional program supported by the Nationwide Auctioneers Affiliation (NAA). A designation that solely 707 auctioneers from throughout the nation and worldwide maintain. She additionally holds the designation of GPPA (Gradute Private Property Appraiser) and might successfully consider possessions worth for a wide range of conditions and eventualities.

Hicks Public sale Co. provides public sale providers from promoting a full family property or enterprise, or simply auctioning a couple of gadgets to show into revenue. For extra data go to

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