Awards & Recognition

Antoine M Thompson


•  Unity Fellowship CHURCH SOCIAL JUSTICE Award

•  Empire State Pride Agenda Award

•  Citizens Alliance, Inc. Appreciation Award

•  Nature Conservancy- Award for Commitment to Open Space


•     East High School Class of 1979 30th Reunion-acknowledgement of Support

•     Taking it to the Streets- honors and supports Senator Thompson

•    Sorrento Cheese Italian Festival- acknowledgement of support

•     Making fishers of men and women- acknowledgement of support

•     Buffalo Music Hall of Fame Award

•     Adirondack Mountain Club- Conservationist of the year

•     Adirondack Council- Legislator of the Year

•     Citizen Action- Progressive Leadership Award

•     Niagara USA Chamber- Small Business Person Award

•     NYS Solar Energy Industry Association- NYS Solar Policy Leadership Award


•  Niagara Community Center Association- Friends of Community Center Award

•  Niagara Falls Power Cats Wrestling Club Appreciation Award

•  Niagara Falls Crime Watch Block Club Council’s Exemplary Partnership Award

•  Masten Jazz Festival Sponsor

•  Mocha Project, Inc.- Humanitarian of the Year Award

•  Bryant & Stratton College Commencement Speaker

•  NAACP Certificate of Silver Life Membership


•  Buffalo & Erie County Block Clubs- Award of Distinction

•  Niagara Street Area Business and Professional Association- Vince Morello Statesman’s Award

•  National Association of Negro Businesses and Professional Women’s Clubs, inc.- Man of the Year Award

•  Buffalo Branch NAACP- Medgar Evers Civil Rights Award

•  New York State Minority & Women Business Enterprise Award

•  26th Annual Westchester Black Women’s Political Caucus Award

•  47th Annual Sojourner Truth Award

• Coalition for Economic Justice Leadership in Public Service Award

•  Pop Warner buffalo Bills Appreciation Award

•  Tru-Way Community Center Kosciuszko-King Servant Leader Award

• The Family- acknowledgement of commitment to positive youth guidance in    education, mentoring and recreation

•  Daemen College- acknowledgement of support and dedication to the Liberty Partnership Program

• Uncrowned Kings- acknowledgement of community building in WNY



•The Challenger Newspaper- 2006 Political Achievement Award

•  93.7 WBLK “Professional of the Month” Award

• Poplar Street Academy Certificate of Appreciation

•2006 Buffalo Vets Future Star Award of Appreciation for Outstanding Support

• LP Ciminelli Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions to the Joint School Construction Project

• 2006 Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Special Recognition Award

• 2006 Seneca High School 13th AFJROTC Recognition Award

•  Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Gamma Phi Omega Chapter 2006 Founders Day Award

•  Bennett High School Alumni Honor roll Induction

•  5th Annual 411 All-Star Basketball Weekend Honorary Award

• Toxic Waste Lupus Coalition Environmental Stewardship Award



  FAC- Outstanding Service & Dedication to the Community’s Youth Award

• Stop the Violence Coalition- The Community Star Award

• 1490 Enterprise Inc.- 33rd Annual 2005 Black Achievers In Industry Award

• 10th Annual Jefferson Arts Festival- Award of Appreciation

•  Community Partnership Award

• Seneca High School- 12th Annual AFJROTC Military Ball

• Erie County 7th District- Fun Festival Community Partnership Award

•  BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York- Community Groundbreaking Award

 Future Star Entertainment- “Stop the Violence” Acknowledgement of Support & Dedication Award



• Delegate to 2004 Democratic Convention

• Electoral College of the United States

•  WBLK 93.7FM- Professional of the Month (October)

• Masten Block Club Coalition- Appreciation Award

•  MAD DADS- Community Service Award

• Hamlin Park Taxpayers Association- Partnership Award for Civic Involvement

•  African Cultural Center- Appreciation Award

  Group Ministries- Appreciation Award




• Masten District Re-Election

• 1st Annual Buffalo/Baltimore Thanksgiving Basketball Bash- Sponsor Appreciation

•  Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Delta Epsilon Chapter- Award for Professional Achievement

• Verizon & CITE Buffalo Chapter- Recognition & Appreciation Award

• WUFO 1080AM- Award for Continued Support

•  Jefferson Avenue TOPS Friendly Markets- Recognition of Time & Support



• Jefferson Avenue TOPS Friendly Markets- Groundbreaking Commemoration Award

•  Back to Basics, Inc.- Community Service Award

•  P.S.W.T.- Sisters Celebrating Success Awards

•  Delavan-Grider Community Center- Award of Appreciation

• Buffalo Vets Football- Sponsor Appreciation Award

• N.I.C.Y.O.- Community Service Award

• Christian Women’s Council- Outstanding Dedication & Commitment to the Community Award



• Masten District Election

• Buffalo Safe Summer- acknowledgement of support

•  Leadership Buffalo, Class of 2001

• Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Kappa Upsilon Zeta Chapter- Emerging Leader Award

• N.I.C.Y.O.- Award of Gratitude

•  Inner City Fighting Cardinals Football- Sponsor Appreciation Award

• Buffalo Vets Football- Sponsor Appreciation Award

• Follow through Learning Laboratory- “Making the Dream A Reality” Award

• Stop the Violence Coalition- Recognition and Appreciation Award

  WBLK 93.7FM- Voices of Power Award



• Office of Urban Initiatives, Inc.- Black Economics Partnership Award

  The Black Capital Network- “On The Cutting Edge” Award



•  Grassroots, Inc.- Lee Segars Award

• Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Rho Lambda Chapter- Outstanding Community Service Award

• WBLK 93.7FM- Professional of the Month (July)



• Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Rho Lambda Chapter- Levy Outstanding Brother of the Year

• Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Rho Lambda Chapter- Outstanding Community Service Award

  Friends of the Night- Outstanding Community Service Award



• State University of New York at Brockport- Recognition of Community Service Award

•  State University of New York at Brockport- Recognition of Outstanding Service



  State University of New York at Brockport- Bachelor Degree of Science in History



Leadership Development Institute- Certificate of Appreciation



  Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Rho Alpha Chapter- Acceptance




• Bennett High School- New York State High School Diploma

• All High-Honors in Track & Field

•  All WNY-Honors in Track & Field



• All High-Honors in Cross Country

• All WNY-Honors in Cross Country