Awards & Honors


2010

2010 Reily Award – YWCA Harrisburg, PA

Epsilon Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

AKA Charting the Course Award.



2009

Epsilon Sigma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha
Sorority, Inc. – Honorary Senior Salute Award

Central Penn College – Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters

Harrisburg Public School Foundation – Volunteer Award



2008

Governor’s Advisory Commission on African American Affairs The Nguzo Saba Award

Omega Psi Phi Harrisburg Chapter – Citizen of the Year Award

Capital Area Association for the Education of Young Children (CAAEYC) Polished Apple Award (The first non-teacher to receive this award)

James Patterson Page Turner Award



2007

John F. Kennedy High School in Mound Bayou, MS renaming the library the Floyd “SuperReader” Stokes Library

Estamos Unidos/Dauphin County – Community Service Award

Pride of the Neighborhood – Certificate of Recognition

A. W. James – Community Service Award

Harrisburg Mayor Comission on Literacy -Champion of Literacy Award.

Global Outreach Ministry- Caught in the Act Award –



2003

Life Esteem – Harambee Award Kuumba (Creativity)

NAACP Carlisle Chapter -Those Who Make a Difference Award



2002

The Key to the City of Steelton



2000

House of Representatives Citation for the Carlisle Unity Celebration

The American Civil Liberties Union 2000 Civil Liberties Award



1999

CPARC Volunteer of the Month

Volunteer of the Month Proclamation from the Governor of Pennsylvania



1998

Wilson Middle School Volunteer of the Year

Independent Living Retreat Letter of Appreciation



1996-97

Leadership Carlisle Outstanding Alumni The Monty Shoemaker Award

Carlisle Businessman Finest