Awards and Achievements

Washington National Guard, Warren G. Magnuson Award (2015)
Washington Association of School Administrators, Regional Award (2015)
Aerospace Futures Alliance, Legislator of the Year (2015)
Children's Alliance, Champion for Children (2015)
Kent Area PTA Council, Outstanding Advocate Award (2014)

Kent Chamber of Commerce, Business Leadership Excellence Award (2014)
Biotechnology Industry Organization, Legislator of the Year (2014)
Association for Career & Technical Education, Champion Award (2013)
WA Assoc. of Educators of the Talented and Gifted, Advocacy Award (2012)
Washington Council of Firefighters, Honorary Firefighter Award (2012)
Early Learning Alliance, Gold Crayon Award (2012)
Children's Alliance, Champion for ChildrenĀ  (2012, 2009)
Washington Council of Police and Sheriff's, Legislator of the Year (2011)
Washington State PTA, Friend of Children Award (2010)
Torch of Leadership Assoc. of WA School Principals Award (2010)
Childrens's Alliance, Outstanding Advocate (2010)
Pioneer Education Award (2010)
Public School Employees, Legislator of the Year (2010, 2008)
Association of Career and Technical Educators, Legislator of the Year (2010,2009.2008,2007,2006)
Early Action Alliance, Silver Crayon Award (2010)
WEA AL Bauer, Friend of Education Award (2010)
Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce, Bill Kyle Memorial Award (2009)
Washington State Skills Center Super Star (2007,2005)
City of Covington, Citizen of the Year (2006)