2015 Awardees


Gordon Cressy

Founder's Award: Jennifer Tory, Group Head, Personal and Commercial Banking.

Maestro Fresh Wes

Excellence in Arts/Entertainment: Wes Williams aka Maestro Fresh Wes, Canadian Hip Hop Artist.

Maestro Fresh Wes

Excellence in Business: Lanre Tunji-Ajayi, Co-founder of All Naturals Cosmetics Incorporated.

Gordon Cressy

Excellence in Parenting: Victor and Sharmon Carrington, successful parents of Sharlyn and Darian.

Gordon Cressy

Excellence in Education: Cecil Roach, Coordinating Superintendent, Equity and Community Services, York Region District School Board.

Gordon Cressy

Excellence in Law: Mark Saunders, Deputy Chief of Specialized Operations Command, Toronto Police Services.

Gordon Cressy

Lifetime Achievement Award: George E. Carter, Canada’s First Native-born Black Judge.

Gordon Cressy

Excellence in Community Service: Erma Collins, Community Service Agent.

Gordon Cressy

Excellence in Medicine: Dr. Victor Obasuyi, Optometrist.

Gordon Cressy

Excellence in Media: Matt Galloway, Host, Metro Morning on CBLA-FM.

Gordon Cressy

Excellence in Religion: Fredrica Walters, Senior Pastor, Faith Family Church (FFC).

Gordon Cressy

Excellence in Sports: Ohenewa Akuffo, Canadian Olympian and World Wrestling Medalist.

Gordon Cressy

Youth Achievement Award: Quincy Bullen, Jazz Pianist.