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Roscoe R. Nix Distinguished Community Leadership Award

Roscoe Nix

The Roscoe R. Nix Distinguished Community Leadership Award is presented each year at the Montgomery Serves Awards event by the County Executive to individuals who, over the course of their lives, have made extraordinary contributions to the quality of our community at the very highest levels of excellence. This prestigious award was established by County Executive Ike Leggett in 2012 to honor community icon Roscoe Nix, who gave half century of service to Montgomery County. The Nix Award is the county’s equivalent of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the local version of the nation’s highest civilian award.

Mr. Nix served as President of the Montgomery County Branch of the NAACP, Member of the Montgomery County Board of Education, and in many other ways.

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Past winners of the Roscoe R. Nix Award

2017

Mark Bergel

Mark Bergel

Sol Graham

Sol Graham

Vivien Hsueh

Vivien Hsueh

2016

Vivian Bass

Vivian Bass

DeLawrence Beard

DeLawrence Beard

Gustavo Torres

Gustavo Torres

2015

Jennie Forehand

Jennie Forehand

Inez Zeigler McAbee

Inez Zeigler McAbee

Tom Perez

Tom Perez

2014

Reverend Leon Grant

Reverend Leon Grant

Dr. Michael Lin

Dr. Michael Lin

Nancy Scull

Nancy Scull

2013

Odessa Shannon

Odessa Shannon

Carol Trawick

Carol Trawick

Teresa Rios Wright

Teresa Rios Wright

2012

Roscoe R. Nix

Roscoe R. Nix

Charles 'Chuck' Lyons

Charles "Chuck" Lyons

Connie Morella

Connie Morella