March 7, 2024 majormajor

Competitive Edge EQ Announces the Inaugural Annual Community Legacy Awards

Celebrating the achievements of two Washington, D.C. area legends


Washington, D.C.: Competitive Edge EQ is thrilled to announce the launch of the Inaugural Annual Community Legacy Awards on April 18, 2024, at The Country Club at Woodmore, a prestigious event that aims to honor and celebrate individuals who have made a significant impact on the Washington Metropolitan area. These awards recognize outstanding achievements in sports, education, technology, business, and community service and serve as a testament to the power of dedication and excellence.

In celebration of the inaugural Community Legacy Awards, Competitive Edge EQ takes great pride in bestowing two awards that pay tribute to their namesake, The James Brown Spirit of Service Award and The Diane Richardson Community Impact Award.

Known for his remarkable contributions as a sports broadcaster and CBS Special Correspondent, James Brown has left an indelible mark on the community. This award pays tribute to his unparalleled achievements and honors individuals who embody his spirit, resilience, and commitment to excellence.

With her exceptional accomplishments in women’s sports, education, business, and community development, Diane Richardson has truly impacted the Washington Metropolitan area. This award acknowledges her outstanding contributions and recognizes individuals who share her dedication to empowering girls and women through sports, advancing education, and making a positive difference in the community.

The Community Legacy Awards have been carefully crafted to honor individuals who have demonstrated exceptional dedication, inspired positive change, and encouraged leadership in our community. Lisa Leonard, Founder and CEO of Competitive Edge EQ, says, “These awards aim to build a culture of compassion, honor legacies, and create an annual tradition of recognizing exemplary individuals. By celebrating the achievements of our fellow community members, we strengthen community bonds and encourage continued excellence.”

The awards will not only recognize and honor James Brown and Diane Richardson but also serve as a platform to express deep gratitude to those who have made a positive impact on our community.

Chick Hernandez, multi-Emmy award-winning sports anchor for WUSA9, will be the master of the ceremony for the evening. Competitive Edge EQ looks forward to continuing the tradition of the Annual Community Legacy Awards with recognition and celebration in the years to come. These awards highlight the exceptional contributions of individuals in the Washington, D.C., community and inspire others to strive for excellence and positive transformation. Reserve your tickets to this exclusive event by visiting our site HERE.

Competitive Edge EQ’s mission is to elevate student-athletes by enhancing emotional skills (EQ) and academic prowess while fostering opportunities to explore sports-related STEM careers. They empower student-athletes to leverage skills acquired in sports to design a game plan beyond the playing field to enhance emotional intelligence, resilience, and leadership skills, allowing them to excel academically, athletically, and in life. Support their mission with a DONATION HERE.


Lisa Leonard, Competitive Edge EQ

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