2017 Rochester Black Men Achieve Awards Winners are…

Man of the Year

Leonard Brock; Exec. Dir., RAMPI

 

Future Man of the Year

Jeremiah West and Joshua West

 

Entertainer of the Year

Grand Tone

 

Musician of the Year

Jimmie Highsmith, Jr.

 

Visual Artist of the Year

Christopher Cardwell

 

Outstanding Literary Work

Men’s Daily Affirmations: 21 Days of Affirmation; Kareem Hayes

 

Sportsman of the Year

Willie Monroe; Jr., Boxer

 

Outstanding News and Media Programming of the Year

Wake-Up Club; 103.9 WDKX Radio Station

 

Outstanding Journalist or News/Media Host of the Year

Richard McCollough; President of RABJ and Mirusmedia

 

Distinguished Public Service Servant of the Year

Adam McFadden; Councilmember, City of Rochester

 

Charles Price Community Policeman of the Year

Moses Robinson; RPD

 

Firefighter of the Year

Ernest Flagler-Mitchell, RFD

 

Distinguished Health Professional of the Year

Lee Davis; EazyWork Fitness

 

Distinguished Educator of the Year

Cory Johnson; RCSD Leadership Academy

 

Distinguished School Leader of the Year

Walter Larkin Jr.; Principal, Edison Tech High School

 

Distinguished Lawyer of the Year

Judge Stephen T. Miller, Rochester City Court

 

The Bishop Gregory L. Parris Inspirational Leader of the Year

Melvin Cross, Jr.; Pastor, Glory House International Church

 

Civil & Human Rights Activist of the Year

Demond Meeks; CBTU

 

Community Leader of the Year

Leonard Brock; Executive Director, RAMPI


Distinguished Brother of the Year

Demond Meeks (Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.)

 

Outstanding Executive and/or Entrepreneur of the Year

James Norman, President of Action For A Better Community

 

Outstanding Men’s Program

Operation Transformation Rochester: City of Rochester

 

Outstanding Youth Program

Boys and Girls Club of Rochester

 

Outstanding Community Organization of the Year

Action for a Better Community

 

Distinguished Fraternal Order Organization of the Year

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; Eta Rho Lambda Chapter

 

Outstanding Business of the Year

City of Rochester