Awards and Recognition 

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Other Honors

  • The Amelia Platts Boynton Robinson Legacy Award - Presented August 18th, 2018

  • Certificate of Excellence presented by Handing Moss Road Church of Christ and the HMCOC Youth Ministry for Bravery, Excellence, and Dedication and for being a trailblazer in your field, the community, and in the state of MS. - February 28th, 2018 by Dr. Curtis W. Pittman, Ministering Evangelist, Neal Hall, Youth Minister, and Carolyn Upkins, Black History Program Chair Person.

  • Certificate of Appreciation awarded by the Salt and Pepper Men's Club of Jackson, MS in recognition of outstanding achievements as an author and civil rights activist in the state of Mississippi. - Awarded January 14th, 2017

  • Silver Sponsor, Canton Gospel Music Association - August 28th, 2016 signed Cynthia Goodloe Palmer, Founder

  • Women for Progress of MS recognizes Mrs. Flonzie Brown Wright as a Trailblazer and Community Service Leader - February 2016

  • Certificate of Recognition given by Delta State University for selfless and noble contributions as a Veteran of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement  

  • Sponsor, Canton Gospel Music Association

  • The Director's Community Leadership Award given by the U.S. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation in recognition of outstanding service to the local community and of enduring contributions to the advancement of justice. - 2016 signed James B. Comey, Director 

  • The Empowering and Progressive Women's Award - 2015

  • Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of valuable contributions to the Methodist Children's Home from the deaconess Ministry of New Hope Baptist Church. - February 27th, 2015

  • Maggie Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award - Given by St. Paul Global Outreach Ministries

  • Salesperson of the Year - Given by Hollingsworth Realty 

  • The Canton Gospel Music Association salutes Flonzie as the Silver Sponsor of the 12th Annual Canton Gospel Music Celebration and Scholarship Awards. - August 23rd, 2015

  • Certificate of Recognition for Support of Women in Unity for Christ. - August 9th, 2014

  • United Healthcare Community Reinvestment Award for Outstanding Non-Profit, Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement - November 6th, 2014

  • "Back in the Day" Annual Black History Celebration Award of Appreciation for excellence in preserving the legacy of African American History Legends. New Hope Baptist Church - February 28th, 2013 signed Dr. Jerry Young, Pastor, and Brother Jim Adams, Director of Youth Ministry

  • 2012 Hope Award given by the New Hope Baptist Church - 2012 signed Brother Jerry Young, Pastor

  • Fannie Lou Hammer Humanitarian Award given for Outstanding Service to the Community, State and Nation. - April 20th, 2012 

  • Drum Major for Justice for outstanding efforts to promote Affirmative Action and Civil Rights - June 2011 AAAA Summit and Annual Meeting signed Gregory Chambers, President

  • Recognition for work as the Event Co-Director of the Mississippi Freedom 50th - Presented by Mississippi Freedom 50th Foundation, Inc. May 24th, 2011

  • 100 Black Men Guest Speaker, Annual Awards Banquet - April 2011

  • In Appreciation for Outstanding Contribution in our Annual Black History Program, Hardy Middle School. - February 25th, 2011  

  • Musician Recognition, Canton Gospel Music Association - 2009   

  • Honorary Speaker Recognition in appreciation of support in this years Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration March and Banquet. - 2007 Sidney Shelby County Dr. MLK Banquet

  • The Dr. Jessie Bryant Mosley Award of Excellence - 2006 

  • The Canton Gospel Music Association proudly inducts Flonzie into the CGMA Music Scholarship Hall of Fame. - August 28th, 2005

  • Plaque presented to Flonzie as the Keynote Speaker of the Just Us Girls Banquet by the Full Service Advisory Committee - May 25th, 2000 signed Angela E. Cox, Manager 

  • 1999 Community Service Award recognizing dedication and sacrifice to the Dayton Community - September 25th, 1999 given by the Eta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Lambda Chapter    

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Active Participation in the Dixon United Methodist Church Scholarship Musicale and Recognition Program. - February 28th, 1999 

  • Certificate of Appreciation presented for your "African American Women: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" presentation at the African American Heritage Luncheon. - February 28th, 1996

  • Community Recognition Award in grateful appreciation for commitment to our community in the area of education- 1996

  • U.S. House of Representatives Tribute - "It gives me great pleasure on behalf of all the residents of the 11th Congressional District of Ohio to pause on this 17th day of June, 1995 to join the members of Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Gamma chapter in welcoming Dr. Flonzie Brown Wright as guest speaker for their Annual Merits and Awards Recognition Luncheon." - June 17th, 1995 signed Louis Stokes, Member of Congress

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions to Radcliff School Black History Program - February 1st, 1995 signed William B. Schooler    

  • Department of Veterans Affairs Certificate of Appreciation "In recognition of your participation in our Student Awards Essay Competition that was held in conjunction with the annual observance of Black History Month on February 25th, 1993. Your remarks served to remind us of our obligation to provide the youth of society with an equal opportunity in the pursuit of their ideals." - February 25th, 1993 signed E. Thorsland Jr., Director

  • Southern Christian Leadership Conference certifies as a Commitment to the Continuing Struggle for Human Dignity, Racial Justice, and World Peace Flonzie has become a Life Member with all the Rights and Privileges hereunto pertaining. - August 1992  

  • Correspondence with Oprah Winfrey regarding the National Child Protection Act of 1991. "I will be in touch with you in the next few months regarding how you can help in this cause. I am committed to using all of my will to follow through on this legislation and your support inspires me even more." - Signed Oprah Winfrey December 11th, 1991     

  • Certificate in Recognition of Excellence and Dedication to the mission of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. - November 29th, 1989 signed James H. Troy, Director

  • Certificate Presented upon retirement from the Government of the United States of America following 15 years of loyal service. - November 21st, 1989 signed Clarence Thomas, Chairman

  • Certificate of Appreciation given for Devoted and Invaluable Services rendered to AFGE - Atlanta Region, Local 3599 - May 18th, 1985

  • Excellence Black Achievement Award present by WROU-FM in recognition of outstanding African Americans whose achievements and contributions have enhanced the community. 

  • Certificate of Achievement commending civil rights work given at Canton, MS. - January 30th, 1972   

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