Annual Awards of Excellence

ACHIEVA is accepting nominations for its Annual Awards of Excellence event for Monday, December 4, 2017.  The event will begin at 5 p.m. at the Sheraton, Station Square in Downtown Pittsburgh.  ACHIEVA will present this year’s Awards of Excellence to talented individuals, organizations and community groups who go above and beyond on behalf of people with disabilities.  ACHIEVA strives to support and empower individuals with disabilities and their families, making it our mission to create a community where disability is a distinction that makes no difference.  We make it our responsibility to encourage those in the community who advocate for the same mission as ACHIEVA.  

The award categories are listed below.  Please click here for a nomination form that describes each award category.  Nominations are due by August 14, 2017

  • Excellence in Advocacy 
  • Excellence in Community Awareness 
  • Excellence in Employment 
  • Excellence in Family Supports 
  • Excellence in Legal Services
  • Excellence in Legislative 
  • Yvonne Zanos Excellence in Media 
  • Excellence in Professional Service 
  • Excellence in Volunteerism 
  • Joe Ott Award 
  • Tony Leech Award
  • Sattler Humanitarian Award 

Please click here for photos from the 2016 Annual Awards of Excellence event.

For more information regarding ACHIEVA's 2017 Awards of Excellence on December 4, 2017, contact Peggie Watson at 412.995.5000 x420 or