Awards and Recognitions

Special awards and recognitions, spanning  Nancy’s many fields of endeavor, include:


Sept 27, 2013 Fernando Award Nancy is awarded the Fernando Award for 2013
January 2013 Honorary Mayor Inducted as Honorary Mayor of the North San Fernando Valley for the 9th year!
December 14 2012 LAPD Commendation Commendation Plaque awarded at the West Valley LA Police Station in thanks for Nancy’s dedication and generous donation of  time and efforts to the Los Angeles Police Department and the families of the San Fernando Valley
September 21, 2012 Fernando Award Nomination Nancy was amongst 9 individuals chosen, from the Fernando Foundation, the highest honor for volunteerism and civic accomplishment.
September 8, 2012 The Way to Happiness Foundation Lifetime Happiness Award from The Way to Happiness Foundation for Nancy’s extraordinary support and contribution as the International Spokesperson for The Way to Happiness in the distribution and application of the precepts from this booklet for children (and adults!) worldwide.
June 14 2012 Don LaFontaine Legacy Award A special award created to recognize voice talent and its integral role in marketing and promotion within the entertainment industry. Given to a voice of impact and someone who has contributed with their body of work to the effectiveness of the business, in honor of Don LaFontaine’s name, memory and defining legacy.
June 9 2012 Dr. Cartwright! Honorary Degree of Doctor of Communications from Ohio University, in Athens Ohio.  Nancy also gave the Commencement Speech to two groups of graduates comprising 14,000 attendees!
February 9 2012 City of San Jose Nancy and Happy House-Community United San Jose honored by the Mayor of San Jose in his 2012 State of the City address as the SJ District 1 Honoree as outstanding citizens and organization for the important volunteer work being done in the City of San Jose that began with the youth and families of District 1 at the Starbird Youth Center and has expanded to the Alma Youth Center.
2011 2011 Fernando Award Nomination Nancy was one of the final 5 individuals nominated for 2011 Fernando Award.
2011 Boy Scouts GOOD TURN AWARD Presented to Nancy by LA County Supervisor, Michael D Antonovich. Gorgeous bronze sculpture!
2011 Nancy inducted into the Dayton (OH) Area Broadcasters Hall of Fame! Nancy was inducted along with Erma Bombeck into the new category of the Hall of Fame, “Local Talent making it nationally!”
2011 Boys and Girls Club Santa Barbara Shining Star Award To Nancy and Happy House “in appreciation for helping our kids make “Good Choices.” Accepted by NC and HH main staff.  Given out at annual awards event by the kids who did the program (in their yellow “good choices” shirts!) in front of a full house of members, parents and the board of directors.
2006 Congressional Recognition Presented to Nancy Cartwright for “outstanding and invaluable service to the community” by the Congress of the United States
2006 Emmy Award The Simpsons
2006 City of Baton Rouge, LA Presented Nancy Cartwright with the key to the city and named her Honorary Mayor
2005 Citizen Commission for Human Rights Presented to Nancy Cartwright for being a “Human Rights Patriot”
2005 City of Northridge, CA The City of Northridge named resident Nancy Cartwright as its Honorary Mayor
2004 Emmy Nomination The Simpsons
2004 Aurora Awards, Gold Award for A Day in the Life and The Kellys
2004 Accolade A Day in the Life
2003 MAKH Award Model of Admin Know How
2002 Houston Film Festival Silver Award for The Kellys
2002 American Film Institute 2000, Honoring
a Year of Excellence, The Simpsons
Presented by the American Film Institute to recognize Nancy and the cast of The Simpsons for their contribution to America’s cultural legacy.
2002 Key to the City of Kettering, OH Presented to Kettering native Nancy Cartwright by Mayor Marilou Smith at the Dayton “Project Read” literacy event.
2001 Los Angeles Times Best Seller List Biography: My Life as a 10-Year-Old
by Nancy Cartwright.
2000 World Literacy Crusade Nancy Cartwright, Founding Member, World Literacy Crusade, Neko Tech Learning Center, Ghana, West
2000 Emmy Winner Certificate For Best Animated Program The Simpsons.
2000 PMA Star Power Award Presented to Nancy Cartwright for her promotional contributions “above and beyond what is expected from a celebrity.”
2000 Hollywood Walk of Fame Presented to The Simpsons on the
occasion of the show’s receipt of a Star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California.
2000 City of Kettering, Ohio Proclamation of “Nancy Cartwright
Day” in Kettering, Ohio.
1999 Daytime Emmy Awards Honors Presented to Nancy Cartwright for contributing to the Emmy Award Winning Program Pinky, Elmyra and
the Brain
1996 DramaLogue Award Presented to Nancy Cartwright for Best Performance in a One-Person Show, In Search of Fellini.
1996 Daytime Emmy Awards Honors Presented to Nancy Cartwright for contributing to the Emmy Award-Winning Program Animaniacs.
1995 Annie Award Presented to Nancy Cartwright for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting in the field of Animation.
1994 County of Los Angeles Public Library Award Presented to Nancy Cartwright for “her contributions in making the world a more literate place.”
1992 Emmy Award Presented to Nancy Cartwright for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance, The Simpsons, ”Bart
1992 Elizabeth Andersch Award Presented to Nancy Cartwright, “distinguished practitioner in the art of communication; long-time supporter of forensic activities for high school and college, well-known television, film and stage actress; voice of Bart Simpson; and an outstanding performer whose skills on and off the stage have generated respect for her profession.”
1992 American Library Association Award Presented to Nancy Cartwright for her participation in Night (and Day) of a Thousand Stars.
1990 Multi-Platinum Sales Award Presented to Nancy Cartwright to commemorate the sale of more than two million copies of the album
The Simpsons Sing the Blues.


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