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Congressman Bobby Scott

Representing the 3rd District of Virginia

Awards and Citations

  • June 2014, Lifetime Patient Advocacy Achievement Award, National Patient Advocate Foundation
  • April 2014, Congressional Leadership Award, National Urban League
  • March 2014, Champion of Healthcare Innovation, Healthcare Leadership Council
  • March 2014, Mental Health Award, National Association of County Behavioral Health and Development Disability Directors
  • November 2013, Boys & Girls Clumbs of Greater Washington, GREAT FUTURES Youth Advocacy & Development Award
  • July 2013, Sankofa Award, National Bar Association
  • November 2012, First Baptist Church-Centralia, Man of the Year Award for Outstanding Leadership, Committment and Service
  • November 2012, Lambda Omega Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Citizen of the Year Award
  • October 2012, The Justice Roundtable, Legislative Champion Award
  • October 2012, First Focus Campaign for Children, Champion for Children Award
  • September 2012, Capital Area Health Network, Distinguished Community Health Defender Award
  • April 2012, Healthcare Leadership Council, Champion of Healthcare Innovation Award
  • April 2012, Goodwill Industries, National Policymaker Award for 2012
  • March 2012, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Education, Congressional Champion Award
  • March 2012, National Black Law Students Association, Hall of Fame Award
  • September 2011, Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, Congressional Leadership Award
  • August 2011, National Bar Assocation, Equal Justice Award
  • July 2011, National Parks Conservation Association, Friend of the National Parks Award
  • April 2011, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, The Charles A. Hayes Award for Leadership in Working to Achieve Economic, Political and Social Justice in America
  • March 2011, Virginia Association of Federal Program Administrators, NAFEPA Distinguished Service Award
  • March 2011, The Humane Society of the United States, Legislative Leader Award
  • March 2011, Distinguished Service Award, National Association of Federal Education Program Administrators
  • October 2010, First Focus Campaign for Children, “Champion for Children”
  • September 2010, The American Civil Liberties Union, Contributions to the enactment of the Fair Sentencing Act of 2010
  • June 2010, The Hill, Scott named one of “The 25 hardest working lawmakers”
  • May 2010, The National Syringe Exchange Policy Coalition, Award for Contributions to Ending the Ban on Federal Funds for Syringe Exchange
  • May 2010, Groton School, “Distinguished Grotonian Award”
  • May 2010, Physicians for Peace, Award for Extraordinary Leadership
  • May 2010, The American Academy of Children’s and Adolescent Psychiatry, Friend’s of Children’s Mental Health Award
  • April 2010, Green the Capitol, Recognition for Exemplary Leadership in Adopting Sustainable Business Practices
  • April 2010, The Alexandria Young Democrats, Patrick Butler Service Award
  • February 2010, National Association of Community Health Centers, 2010 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award
  • December 2009. Center for Youth - Southwest Hampton Roads, "Leading By Example" Honoree
  • December 2009, New Kent County NAACP, Congressman of the Century
  • August 2009, Reach Out and Read, Recognition of Support for Reading Programs
  • May 2009, Public Service Award, Society for Prevention Research
  • May 2009, Old Dominion Bar Association, Recognition
  • March 2009, International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, 2009 Congressional Champion Award
  • March 2009, The Humane Society, Legislative Leader Award
  • March 2009, United States Student Association, Distinguished Education Ally in the House Award
  • March 2009, Continental Societies, Inc. Mid-Atlantic Region, Award of Appreciation
  • 2009, AdvoCare Inc., "Hope in Action" Outstanding Legislator Award
  • 2009, Justice Center & the Council of State Governments, 2009 Justice Center Leadership Award
  • September 2008, Committee for Education Funding, William H. Natcher Distinguished Service Award
  • April 2008, American Bar Association, Award for Dedication to Public Service and Commitment to Equal Justice For All
  • April 2008, Alliance for Appalachia, In Recognition of Outstanding Leadership to Protect the Mountains and Communities of Appalachia
  • March 2008, National Association of Community Health Centers, 2008 Distinguished Community Health Superhero Award
  • January 2008, Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Citizen of the Year Award
  • 2008, Virginia Peninsula Boys and Girls Club at its 21st  Annual Steak & Burger Dinner, Honored for Continued Support for the Goals of The Boys and
  • Girls Club
  • 2008, The Humane Society of the United States, Legislative Leader Award
  • 2008, National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, Congressional Award
  • August 2007, National Bar Association Legislative Lawyers Division, Rep. John Conyers, Jr. Award
  • May 2007, Office of Human Affairs, Norvleate Downing-Gross Achievement Award
  • May 2007, Norfolk State University, Honorary Degree
  • May 2007, Colonial Virginia Council, Boy Scouts of America, 2007 Good Scouter Award
  • 2007, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Distinguished Lifetime Award
  • 2007, Zeta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Recognition for Participation in MegaGenesis: College & Career Workshop
  • December 2006, Animal Enterprise Protection Coalition, Recognition for Support of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act
  • November 2006, Virginia Cure, Award for Outstanding Dedication
  • November 2006, The American Legion, Recognition for Outstanding Support for Veterans
  • 2006, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Exemplary Legislator Award
  • November 2005, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Recognition for Hardwork and Dedication to Civil Rights
  • October 2005, NAACP, Catherine S. Graham Humanitarian Award
  • April 2005, Virginia Fire & Emergency Services Award
  • March 2005, National Association of Community Health Centers, 2005 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award
  • 2004, National Patient Advocate Foundation, National Humanitarian Hero Award
  • June 2003, Muslim Legal Defense and Education Fund, Recognition for Commitment to Civil Rights
  • March 2003, Head Start Association (VaHSA), Recognition for Outstanding and Dedicated Service to Head Start Children, Parents, and Staff
  • February 2003, Hampton Roads Black Media Professionals, Recognition for Contribution to the Community
  • February 2003, Hampton University's TRIO Program presented Rep. Scott with the award for appreciation of his continued support for TRIO.
  • January 2003, The Newport News Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Award for Dedication to Civil Rights
  • November 2002, NAACP, Award for Continuous Struggle to Improve the Quality of Life and Equality for All
  • November 2002, Capital Commitment, Inc, Certificate of Appreciation for Contribution to Capital Commitment Hampton Roads Open House
  • May 2002,   NOBLE (National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives), NOBLE Chapter Presidents Award
  • May 2002, Hampton Roads Chapter of the West Virginia State College National Alumni Association, Recognition for Contributions
  • February 2002, The National Association of the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), 2002 Congressman of the Year Award
  • February 2002, Richmond Branch NAACP, Prayer Breakfast Speaker Award.
  • January 2002, The Action Starts Here (TASH), Certificate of Recognition of Service to Children and Youth with Disabilities and their Families
  • 2002, Boston College Law School, St. Thomas More Award.2002, The Council of Chief State School Officers, Award for Representing Students, Parents, and Educators as a Member of the United States House of Representatives
  • 2002, Alpha Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Humanitarian of the Year Award
  • 2002, Virginia Living Museum, Recognition for Commitment to Preserving Virginia's Natural Heritage Through Education
  • June 2001, The National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, Recognition of Support
  • May 2001, The Virginia Chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, Champion of Church and State Separation Award
  • April 2001, The Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Citizen of the Year Award
  • March 2001,   Virginia Living Museum, Recognition for Commitment to Preserving Virginia's Natural Heritage Through Education
  • March 2001, The National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc. and the Health Centers from the State of Virginia, 2001 Community Health Super Hero Award
  • February 2001, The National Association of the Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC), Congressman of the Year Award for 2001
  • February 2001, The National Park Conservation Association, Friend of the National Parks Award
  • January 2001, The American Federation of Teachers, Quality Service Award
  • 2001, AT & T Broadband, Emerging Technology Award.
  • 2001, Memory Walk Alzheimer's Association, Certificate of Appreciation
  • December 2000, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Outstanding Service Award
  • October 2000, Virginia Peninsula Business and Education Partner for John Marshall Elementary School
  • October 2000, Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, The IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)  Hero Award
  • September 2000, National Patient Advocate Foundation, National Healthcare Humanitarian Award
  • August 2000, National Black Farmers Association, Distinguished Service and Commitment to the Plight of the Black Farmer Award
  • June 2000, The Old Dominion Bar Association, Harold Marsh, Sr. Community Service Award
  • March 2000, The Children's Defense Fund, "Safe Start" Award
  • 2000, The United States Department of Commerce, Recognition for Commitment and Dedication to the U.S. Census
  • December 1999, The Hampton Roads Committee of 200+ Men, Recognition for Contributions to Community Betterment in Virginia and the United States Congress
  • December 1999, Charles City County High School, Convocation Speaker Award
  • November 1999, Friends of Hampton Roads, Best Friend Award  
  • July 1999, National Patient Advocate Foundation, National Healthcare Humanitarian Award
  • May 1999,   Media One, Educator Award  
  • April 1999, Religious Action Center, Award in Honor of Leaders in Battle to Protect Religious Freedom
  • April 1999, The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus, Service Achievement Award
  • 1999, Child Welfare League of America, Congressional Advocate of the Year Award
  • 1999, The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, First Annual Leadership Recognition Award
  • August 1998, Virginia State, AFL-CIO, Paul A. Askew Community Services Memorial Award  
  • 1998, Council for Exceptional Children
  • 1998, Achievable Dream Academy, Awarded a Degree of Dreamers
  • December 1997, National Council on Crime and Criminal Delinquency, Ira A. Lopman Award  
  • April 1997,   Boston College Law School Black Alumni Network, The Honorable Harold A. Stevens Alumni Award
  • 1997, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Hampton Roads, Certificate for Exceptional Achievement
  • 1997, The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Special Friend of Children Award
  • The Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, Enhance the Quality of our Common Life Award
  • Congressional Youth Leadership Council, Recognition of Commitment to Educating Today's Young Leaders for Their Roles in Tomorrow's World through Membership on the Honorary Congressional Board of Advisors
  • July 1996, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Dr. Eva L. Evans, International President Salute for Unparallel Legislative Service and a Monumental Commitment to Democracy to the United States Congress
  • Virginia Housing Development Authority, "A Champion of Home Ownership" Award
  • June 1995, The Hampton Roads Chapter of COMPA, Distinguished Public Service Award for Dedication to Excellence in Public Service and Commitment to Mankind
  • May 1995, Hampton University, Award for Outstanding Support to the Upward Bound Program at Hampton University
  • March 1995, The National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Recognition
  • 1995,   Image Awards, Political Service Award
  • 1995, National Recreation and Park Association, The National Congressional Award
  • July 1994, National Technical Association,  Award in Appreciation for Service
  • 1994, 100 Black Men of America, Inc., Role Model of the Year Award
  • 1994, Campaign to Keep America Warm, Acknowledge for Leadership in Maintaining Funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • 1994, The Empowerment Network Foundation, 1994 Empowerment Award
  • October 1993, Virginia State Conference NAACP, Distinguished Life Membership Award.
  • June 19993, Minority Business Association of Northern Virginia, Recognition for Political Leadership
  • 1993, New Kent County Branch NAACP, Recognition for Support of Freedom Fund Banquet and Interest and Devotion to the Cause of Freedom, Equality, and Justice in America