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Achievement Week

Bro. Walter Neighbors, Chairman




National Achievement Week is a mandated program of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., that was originally designed to promote the study of African American life and history.  It's beginnings date back to the 1920 Grand Conclave in Nashville.  It was at this Conclave that Bro. Carter G. Woodson inspired the overall idea.  In 1927, at his urging, the Fraternity made National Negro Achievement Week an annual observance.  In 1976, this commemoration evolved into Black History Month.  Presently, the Achievement Week Program is used to recognize those individuals at the local and national levels who have made significant contributions toward improving the quality of life for African Americans.


 Objectives of the Observance

  • To focus attention on outstanding achievement, not only by giving appropriate recognition to those who have achieved, but also by stimulating others to gain even higher eminence. 

  • To implement our democratic way of life by emphasizing that all people must be judged by their accomplishments and their service to mankind, regardless of nationality, religion, or race. 

  • To raise the prestige of Omega by providing a worthwhile project to which our chapter may direct its energies; this united effort should stimulate and enrich the communities where Omega Psi Phi Chapters are located.


Wednesday, November 13, 2019

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Theme: "Omega Men: Effecting Positive Change in Communities Worldwide"

We are calling all male graduating seniors in Montgomery County High SchoolsWe look forward to recognizing these young men for their accomplishments and future endeavors. If you know a Montgomery County High School male that meets the criteria listed on the application, please have the student complete and submit the form by the published deadline(Oct. 18, 2019).
Please attach a copy of your high school transcript and send to the Mu Nu Achievement Week Chairman, P.O. Box 3330, Silver Spring, Maryland 20918. You may send the transcript separately and email the application to

Keynote Speaker: TBD


    Silver Spring Civic Building

   One Veterans Place - Silver Spring, Maryland 

 RWS Memorial Scholarship Information

 Application Deadline of May 1, 2019

Honoring the academic achievements of Montgomery County's African-American Male, Public High School Seniors, Mu Nu Chapter's Citizen and Business Persons of the Year

 Omega Man of the Year
Bro. Donald Williams, II
Founders Award

Bro. Dr. Leonard L. Haynes, II
Business Person of the Year
Ms. Michelle Taylor

Citizen of the Year
Bro. William Gregory Wims

Superior Service
Bro. Walter D. Neighbors, Jr.
Colonel Charles Young
Bro. Glenn Grayer

2018 Founder's Scholarship Recipients

Kevin Awoufack, Wheaton High School
Aaron Monds, Northwest High School
David G. Hill, Blake High School
Tadiyos Berhand, Wheaton High School

2018 Achievement Week Essay Contest Winner

David G. Hill, Blake High School

Montgomery County Honorees

Kollin Miller - Northwest High School
Starr Wills - Kennedy High School

Dominic Offutt - Northwest High School
Kindra Wills - Kennedy High School

Aaron Monds - Northwest High School
Jeriel Mba Ngunte - Einstein High School

Anthony E. Woods, Jr. - Northwest High School
Moera T. Abate - Sherwood High School

Othniel Dogbeh - Northwest High School
Fasil T. Amado - Sherwood High School

Avon Abrahams - Northwest High School
Anthony D. Jones - Sherwood High School

Yannick Gouanette - Northwest High School
Olawale A. Arogundade - Sherwood High School

Nicholas W. Kirby - Springbrook High School
Kidus S. Asafere - Sherwood High School

Evan L. Johnson - Springbrook High School
Naod S. Estifanos - Sherwood High School

Garin Petty - Springbrook High School
Stephen A. Isabell - Sherwood High School

David G. Hill - Blake High School
Marc Kemgang Tchawou - Sherwood High School

Donovan Hewitt - Blake High School 
Dexter L. Lee - Sherwood High School

Jules Koudouovoh - Blake High School
Teddy K. Mbianda - Sherwood High School

Kenneth Walker - Blake High School
Allotey Makaka - Sherwood High School

Tariq Amankwah - Blake High School
Seth E. Setse - Sherwood High School

Tinbite Abitew - Blake High School
El Hadji Thiandoum - Sherwood High School

Jordan Blackwell - Magruder High School
Regenald J. Terry - Seneca Valley High School

Kevin Awoufack - Wheaton High School

Tadiyos Berhane - Wheaton High School

Amir Sultan - Wheaton High School

Bro. Walter Neighbors - Chairman

2017 Achievement Week