Awards & Recognition

memorial day paradeKathy Crawford has earned and received numerous state and local awards for her community service and innovative program ideas. In 2011, she was named “Person of the Year” by   

Other awards and recognition include the following:

  1. 2016: Named “Outstanding Public Official” by the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO)
  2. 2016: Named MParks (Michigan Parks & Recreation) Elected Official of the Year
  3. 2015: Named Detroit Regional Chamber's one of six "Legislators to Watch"
  4. 2015: Inducted into the Michigan Parks and Recreation Hall of Fame
  5. Honorary Lifetime member of the Optimist International Club (Honor Club Citation Award)
  6. State of Michigan “Minuteman Award”
  7. Michigan’s “Governor Milliken Award”
  8. Michigan Recreation and Parks “Innovative Programming Award”
  9. Business and Professional “Women of the Year Award”
  10. Novi Parks and Recreation Foundation “Hugh and Kathy Crawford Award”
  11. Novi Rotary Foundation “Paul Harris Fellow Award”
  12. Novi’s Honoree on the City’s “Walk of Fame”
  13. Novi’s “Outstanding Citizen Award”
  14. Novi’s “Distinguished Service Award.”