Awards and Recognition

Ceremony Medal

AWARDS AND PROCLAMATIONS

 During our many years of educating and protecting children, we have received many awards and proclomations for our efforts. Following is a sample of the recognition our life-saving programs and dedicated volunteers have received:

  • 2014-15 Maryland Governor’s Volunteer Service Recognition for 17 GKCEN volunteers.
  • 2011 MetLife Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2009 Maryland Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2008 National Jefferson Award’s S.Roger Horchow Award for Greatest Public Service by a Private Citizen
  • 2006 Daily Points of Lights Award
  • 2006 Governor’s Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Volvo For Life/Hometown Heros Award 2006
  • 2005 Toyota Working Woman’s Award
  • Volvo For Life Award 2005
  • MetLIfe Enrich Award 2005
  • 2004 President’s Lifetime Achievement Call to Service Award (2)
  • 2004 President’s Volunteer Service Award Gold Medal (12)
  • 2004 President’s Volunteer Service Award Silver Medal (16)
  • 2004 President’s Volunteer Service Award Bronze Medal (32)
  • Foundation for the Improvement of Justice 2002
  • Redskins Quarterback of the Year Award 2001
  • 1999 President’s Service Award Silver Medal
  • American Legion Auxiliary Showcase Award
  • Washington Redskins Community Quarterback Award
  • Bridgestone/Firestone 100 Who Serve Awards
  • J.C. Penney Golden Rule Crystal Flame Award
  • Government of the District of Columbia Certificate of Appreciation
  • Governor’s Citation from Maryland Governor Parris Glendening
  • Proclamations From Prince George’s County, Maryland, Executive Wayne Curry
  • Commendation from Lt. Governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend of Maryland
  • Proclamation From the County of Los Angeles
  • Citizens Concerned for a Cleaner County Award (PG County, Maryland)
  • Executive Citation from the Baltimore County (Maryland) Executive
  • Proclamation from Mayor Kurt Schmoke, Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland
  • Proclamation from Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly, Mayor of District of Columbia
  • United Children’s Proclamation by U.S. Representative Dick Swett of New Hampshire
  • 1993 Award to the Good Knight Campaign from Montgomery County, Maryland, in recognition of the charity’s contribution to the Parade of Cultures during the 9th Ethnic Heritage Festival from County Executive Wayne Potter.
  • 1993 Maryland Governor’s Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Commendation from Texas Governor Ann Richards
  • United to Serve Diamond Award from The Washington Times
  • Governor’s Proclamation from Maryland State Governor William Donald Schaefer
  • Proclamation recognizing April in Prince George’s County, Maryland, as Good Knight Child Safety Awareness Month
  • Proclamation recognizing November in the City of Farmington, New Mexico, as Good Knight Child Safety Awareness Month
  • Proclamation from the District of Columbia, proclaiming April Good Knight Safety Awareness Month
  • Proclamation from Montgomery County, Maryland, declaring October Good Knight Child Safety Awareness Month
  • Certificate of Recognition from the Commonwealth of Virginia