Awards and Achievements

2020
Washington State PTA, Friend of Children Award

2019
Community Residential Services Association, Legislator of the Year

2015
Aerospace Futures Alliance, Legislator of the Year
Children's Alliance, Champion for Children
Washington Association of School Administrators, Regional Award
Washington National Guard, Warren G. Magnuson Award

2014
Biotechnology Industry Organization, Legislator of the Year
Kent Area PTA Council, Outstanding Advocate Award
Kent Chamber of Commerce, Business Leadership Excellence Award

2013
Association for Career & Technical Education, Champion Award

2012
Children's Alliance, Champion for Children
Early Learning Alliance, Gold Crayon Award
Washington Association of Educators of the Talented and Gifted, Advocacy Award
Washington Council of Firefighters, Honorary Firefighter Award

2011
Washington Council of Police and Sheriff's, Legislator of the Year

2010
Association of Career and Technical Educators, Legislator of the Year
Children’s Alliance, Outstanding Advocate
Early Action Alliance, Silver Crayon Award
Pioneer Education Award
Public School Employees, Legislator of the Year
Torch of Leadership Assoc. of WA School Principals Award
Washington State PTA, Friend of Children Award
WEA AL Bauer, Friend of Education Award

2009
Association of Career and Technical Educators, Legislator of the Year
Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce, Bill Kyle Memorial Award
Children's Alliance, Champion for Children

2008
Association of Career and Technical Educators, Legislator of the Year
Public School Employees, Legislator of the Year

2007
Association of Career and Technical Educators, Legislator of the Year
Washington State Skills Center Super Star

2006
Association of Career and Technical Educators, Legislator of the Year
City of Covington, Citizen of the Year

2005
Washington State Skills Center Super Star