Awards to Mrs. Fombrun

Over the years, Odette Roy Fombrun has been awarded a variety of prestigious prizes. They include the following:

  • 2011 Citation of Merit from Nassau County, New York received from Mr. Carrie Solages, Legislator
  • 2009-the mouvement ‘Aimer Haiti’ recognized her for her continuing efforts to build national unity through Konbitism.
  • 2009-the DEFI Foundation named her a “Woman of Merit”.
  • 2009-Named “National Living Treasure” by the Fondation Françoise Canez Auguste and Image et Marketing S.A., Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • 2008-United Nations Artists Award to “Haitians Pioneer Success”.
  • 2008 -“Honneur et MĂ©rite” for her contribution to enriching knowledge by the Institut La Source, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • 2008 -Tribute from the GĂ©dĂ©on School, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • 2008 – Tribute for her selfless devotion to Haiti, from the Club BPW international of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • 2007 – “Honneur et mĂ©rite ” for her 68 year career in the service of Eudcation in Haiti and her contribution to developing the sector, from the Ministère de l’Education Nationale, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • 2007 -“Honneur et MĂ©rite” from the Career Women’s Club for her devotion to the promotion of Haitian women, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • 2006 -” Honneur et Remerciements “, from the Association des Paysans de Vallue, for her contribution to Civic Education in HaĂŻti.
  • 2006 -“Education and Civicism Award”, Foundation Hope for Haiti, Inc., Miami, Florida.
  • 2006 -“DiplĂ´me venant du cĹ“ur”, “Chevalier de l’ordre des mega-citoyens “: Notre Odette nationale. Notre “Kok batay”. ” Notre maman Ă  tous “, from the Editions Deschamps, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
  • 2005 -“Outstanding Service Award”, Haitian Studies Association, Boston, Massachussetts.
  • 2005 -” Honneur de MĂ©rite du Collectif FĂ©minin HaĂŻtien”, from Fanm Yo La and the FĂ©dĂ©ration Claire Heureuse FĂ©licitĂ© Bonheur Dessalines.
  • 2003 -” Educatrice de l’annĂ©e “, from the Phoenix Group.
  • 2002 – ” Docteur Honoris Causa “, UniversitĂ© Royale d’HaĂŻti, Port-au-Prince, Haiti..
  • 1993 -“Special Award” from the Boston Konbit Clinic, Boston, Massachussetts.
  • 1988 -Award from the Ministère de l’Education Nationale, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, for her children’s book Anita et Virginie de l’Ă®le Maurice.