Honoree Award Categories
Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Distinguished Service Award
The Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Distinguished Service Award is presented to a person who has exemplified selfless service to a degree that distinguishes themselves above and beyond the call of duty. The recipient of this award has uplifted their community by spearheading initiatives that create a discernible, lasting, and inspiring effect on the people and community at large.
Coretta Scott King Women's Leadership Award
The Coretta Scott King Women's Leadership Award is presented to a woman who has epitomized exemplary leadership skills in efforts and initiatives that benefit the greater good. This woman displays intelligence, integrity, and the fortitude to overcome and lead through any and all challenges to her goals.
Bayard Rustin Leadership in Education Award
The Bayard Rustin Leadership in Education Award is presented to a person who has displayed inspiring leadership in the field of education. This person embodies the principals of goodwill, social activism, and the passion for enlightening the youth. This honoree's actions and leadership skills have actively progressed the field of education and the lives of students therein.
Edgar Nixon Entrepreneurship Award
The Edgar Nixon Entrepreneurship Award is presented to a person who has succeeded and persevered in creating a business and business opportunities in a manner in which inspires and invigorates. This recipient is industrious, innovative, and passionate in their pursuit of groundbreaking initiatives.
Ralph Abernathy Corporate Citizenship Award
The Ralph Abernathy Corporate Citizenship Award is presented to a person who has garnered, maintained, and progressed a corporate relationship with the Alpha Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. This recipient is a loyal partner of Alpha and continues to support and promote the chapter through business and service initiatives. Through a partnership with Alpha, the recipient strives to enrich the chapter and the community it serves.