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Awards & Accolades

November 2021

Houston Texans “That Deserves A Crown” Recognition, presented by the Houston Texans and Crown Royal to Duane Percy, Lead Youth Development Specialist, Fort Bend Boys & Girls Club, at the October 31 home game at NRG Stadium. Duane was recognized for his passion and dedication to youth development making a positive impact in the community.

October 2021

Statewide Outstanding Child Focused Non-Profit Award, presented by Children At Risk, at Children At Risk Accolades: The Academy Award of Child Advocacy Luncheon for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s outstanding concentrated efforts on building greater futures for youth.

Community Partner of the Year Award, presented by the Texas Alliance for Child and Family Services (TACFS). The award recognizes Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s work alongside TACFS in their mission to strengthen and continuously improve the services, practices, and care for at-risk children, youth, and families.

2021 Beacon of Hope and Opportunity Award, presented by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), to former BGCGH Board Chairman, Julius Young Jr. at BGCA’s 2021 Southwest Regional Virtual Leadership Celebration. The award recognizes the exceptional service and impact on youth of a local board member.

Charity Navigator 4-star Rating, presented by Charity Navigator. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston has been awarded the 4-star rating for nine (9) consecutive evaluations demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

June 2021

Acknowledgement of Digital Equity, presented by Comcast and NBC Universal. The acknowledgement recognizes Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s (BGCGH) partnership and dedication to advancing digital equity by providing safe spaces where youth have access to technology & internet.

May 2021

2021 National Outstanding Resource Development Professional, presented by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) Vice President of Development, Susy Smith at the 2021 BGCA National Conference. The award recognizes Susy’s leadership, innovation, and success in championing development efforts for BGCGH.

March 2021

2021 Diversity in Business Award Honoree, presented by The Houston Business Journal. The award recognizes Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) for showing exceptional commitment to promoting practices that advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace, as well as in business leadership.

November 2020

Jim Wetherington Southwesterner Award, presented by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), to Kevin Hattery, President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH), the highest honor for a Club professional in the Southwest region. This award recognizes Kevin Hattery’s leadership at BGCGH in achieving many milestones, including serving a record 26,000 youth across five counties.

Southwest Region Outstanding Resource Development Professional, presented by Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) Vice President of Development, Susy Smith. The award recognizes Susy’s leadership in providing strategy, direction and oversight in all development areas, including donor engagement, major gifts, annual fund, marketing and communications, and special events, to reach BGCGH’s fundraising goals.

Houston Texans “That Deserves A Crown” Recognition, presented by the Houston Texans and Crown Royal to Britney Harris, Program Manager of Health Lifestyles. Britney was recognized for her high-energy and passionate dedication in doing whatever it takes to complete the mission. Britney is in an integral part of BGCGH’s mission supporting Club membership, sports programming & partnerships, family development, data analytics, and staff training.

August 2020

2020 Business Impact Award, presented by The Houston Business Journal. This award recognizes Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s (BGCGH) extraordinary measures to assist employees and the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 2019

Houston Texans “That Deserves A Crown” Recognition, presented by the Houston Texans and Crown Royal to Lionese Whittaker, Area Operations Manager. Lionese was recognized for her commitment and long tenure dedicated to fulfilling the BGCGH mission to inspire and enable all youth to have a great future.

August 2019

2019 Most Admired CEO Honoree, presented by The Houston Business Journal (HBJ), to Kevin Hattery, President & CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH). The honor recognized Kevin Hattery’s leadership, growing BGCGH’s footprint from 10 to 23 Club locations, expanding our mission and serving more than 22,000 youth annually.

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