• Ethnic Minority Society, NRPA, Exemplary Service
  • MIT Alumni Award, Exemplary Youth work – 2007
  • Round table Associates, Service Award – 2006
  • NRPA, Above and Beyond – 2005
  • Presidents Award, WRPA – 2004
  • Above and Beyond NRPA, Exemplary Performer – 2003
  • City Year National Award, Best Beyond School Walls – 2000
  • City Year National Award, Best Daily Briefing – 2000
  • Martin Luther King, Community Service Award – 2000
  • Hometown Hero Award, KOMO TV – 1999
  • Academy of Parks and Recreation Sciences, Journal of the  of the Year – 1999
  • Teen Programmer of the Year Award – 1998
  • MIT Community Fellow of Excellence, Awarded – 1995
  • KIRO T.V. Community Hero Award – 1995
  • Childrens  Defense Fund Award – Youth Anti-Violence – 1994
  • Outstanding work with Children and Youth – 1994
  • Employee of Excellence, Team Award – 1993
  • Diamond Award – “Outstanding Community Service” – 1992
  • Employee of Excellence Award for Resource Generation – 1991 “Outstanding Work with Children, Youth and Families” – Seattle Commission of Children and Youth-1990