2012 Community Service Award
Jacquetta Harrison Ministries
Nashville, NC - Representative Angela Bryant received the Community Service Award from the Jacquetta Harrison Ministries (JHM) 2nd Annual Spring Conference on Friday, March 30, 2012. The "Destined 2 Win" 2012 Conference will be held at 7:00 p.m. at Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 1104 Taylor Store Road, Nashville, North Carolina.
2012 SEATOA Legislator of the Year Award
Southeast Association of Telecommunications Officers & Advisors
On March 12, Rep. Bryant was honored as one of North Carolina legislators to share SEATOA’s 2012 Legislator of the Year Award. This is the first year for this SEATOA award – which is presented to members of the State Legislature or the U.S. Congress from the states of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina or Tennessee who have contributed to promoting the development and/or operation of cable, telecommunications or information system networks and/or public, educational or government access channels in local communities.
2011 Defender of Justice Award
NC Justice Center
State Representative Angela Bryant of Nash County for her work to improve NC's systems of civil, criminal and juvenile justice, fight poverty, promote economic development and affordable housing, and secure equal rights for women and people of color.
2010 Frederick Douglas Leadership Award
North Carolina Association of Black County Officials
"Representative Bryant has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2007. This past year, she took the lead on an issue that counties had been pursuing for more than 10 years – expanding the use of 911 funds. Even though many people told her that it was an unsolvable problem, she refused to stop. We are all grateful for her unwillingness to take no for an answer."
2010 Friend of the Counties Award
NC Association of County Commissioners
President Mary Accor read the following commendation: "They say you can judge a person by his friends. If that’s the case, the Association is in good company. For the past five years, we have been recognizing a Friend of the Counties. Each year, the Executive Officers meet to discuss who should be the recipient of this prestigious award."
"The Friend of the Counties Award was created to encourage non-county persons and organizations to take significant actions that advance the interests of counties and the Association. Any person or organization that is not directly associated with North Carolina county government or the NCACC is eligible to receive the award. Previous winners have included Representative Bill Owens, a past president of the NCACC who is one of the most influential members of the House of Representatives, and Maurice Smith, the president of the Local Government Federal Credit Union."
2009 Green Award Legislator of the Year
NC Sustainable Energy Association
Raleigh, NC - The N.C. Sustainable Energy Association recognized two relative newcomers to the N.C. General Assembly with its Legislator of the Year awards Friday.
Representative Angela Bryant Receives Green AwardOn the House side, the association recognized Rep. Angela Bryant, D-Nash, who is in her second term. She took over as chairwoman of the House Energy and Energy Efficiency Committee this past session, replacing longtime-environmental champion Rep. Pricey Harrison.
N.C. SEA Executive Director Ivan Urlaub credited her with working to protect state support for sustainable energy efforts despite budget cuts in the recession.
2009 Green Tie Rising Star Award
NC League of Conservation Voters
Representative Angela Bryant of Nash and Halifax Counties was named a Rising Star to acknowledge her as an emerging leader in the General Assembly with a bright Rep. Bryant is a Rising Starfuture ahead. Bryant has been hard at work as the chair of the energy and energy efficiency committee. She is also supporting legislation to ban North Carolina from using coal from mountain top removal sites and to phase out hog lagoons and sprayfields.
Representative Bryant is not afraid to take risks in order to protect the environment; we could use more leaders like her in the General Assembly.