Betty Tyler Public Affairs Award, Planned Parenthood of Maryland, 1992. Margaret Brent Trailblazer Award, Women's Bar Association of Maryland, 1993. Technology Leadership Award, Suburban Maryland High Technology Council, 1993. Community Service Award, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. Humanities Award, Maryland Association of Historical and Cultural Museums. President's Award, Maryland College of Art and Design. Outstanding Advocate, Montgomery Arts Council. Peabody Medallion award, The Johns Hopkins University. Founder's Award, Family and Infant Care Center. Legislator of the Year, Montgomery Medical Society, 1993. President's Award for Service, Asbury Village, 1996. Leadership Award, Washington Board of Trade, 1998, 2001. Senator of the Year Award for Child Abuse Legislation, Maryland's State's Attorneys Association, 1998. Distinguished Citizen Award, Alpha Gamma Delta International, 1999. Award, Maryland Municipal League, 1999. Maryland's Top 100 Women, Daily Record, 1999, 2001, 2003 (Circle of Excellence). Award of Excellence, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), 2002. Distinguished Legislator Award, Maryland Impaired Driving Coalition, 2003. Citizen of the Year, Rockville Chamber of Commerce, 2003. Life Membership Award, Rockville Senior Center, 2003. Woman of the Year, Montgomery County Business and Professional Women, 2003. Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League, 2004. Clean Air Advocate Award, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, 2005. Certificate of Appreciation, Committee for Montgomery, 2005. Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland Municipal League, 2005. Certificate of Appreciation, Ridge School of Montgomery County, 2005. Maryland State Senator of the Year, Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work, 2006. Biotechnology Leadership Award, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, 2006.