Honors and Awards
Congressman McIntyre has been honored by many groups for his dedicated and faithful service to the things that matter most to our families, communities, and businesses in Eastern North Carolina. The awards Congressman McIntyre has received are in the following categories:
- Coastal Issues
- Community Enhancement
- Economic Development
- Health Care and Fitness
- Military and Veterans
- Native Americans
- Senior Citizens
- Youth Leadership
The Robeson County Crop Association
Farm Service Employees’ “National Legislator of the Year” Award
For Mike’s leadership nationally on issues affecting the delivery of agricultural services throughout the county-2007.
Friend of Farm Bureau Award
For Mike’s work on behalf of farmers and agribusinesses-1998, 2000, 2002, 2004 & 2006.
National Farmers Union
Awarded for Mike’s 100% voting record supporting America’s family farmers and ranchers
Thomas Jefferson Award
Awarded four times for Mike’s commitment to economic prosperity in commerce, business, manufacturing, and agriculture, sponsored by Food Distributors International.
“Tobacco Great” Award
For Mike’s excellent leadership and support of the tobacco buyout, presented by N.C. State University.
Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina
Awarded “For outstanding leadership in helping to achieve the tobacco quota buyout in the United States Congress.”
Admiral’s Circle Award
The top honor in Congress given for leadership and work on preserving our nation’s coast and waterways, presented by the National Marine Manufacturers Association and the Congressional Boating Caucus-2005.
American Coastal Coalition, formerly known as American Shore & Beach Preservation Associations
Awarded for Mike’s efforts to promote and protect our coastal areas as economic and environmental treasures.
Beach Preservationist of the Year
Presented by the Oak Island Beach Preservation Society for Mike’s relentless efforts in preserving our beaches and coastlines-2005.
Bellamy Scholarship Humanitarian Award
For Mike’s outstanding civic and political leadership.
City of Wilmington “Congressman Mike McIntyre Day”
For his representation of the citizens of the 7th Congressional district “in singular, exemplary fashion, bringing forth legislation, appropriations, and programs that benefit the citizens and contribute to their welfare and quality of life.”
Official recognition by Towns of Chadbourn, Maple Hill, Surf City, Navassa, Wrightsville Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Topsail Beach, Hope Mills, Rowland and Pender County
For his continued service helping these communities.
Law Enforcement Award for his leadership in law enforcement issues and public safety
Awarded twice by the North Carolina Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association.
North Carolina Manufactured Housing Institute
For Mike’s continued support of the manufactured housing industry.
African-American Cultural Award
In recognition of Mike’s leadership in honoring African-American heritage and in “paving the way for…young, gifted and talented African-American youth.” Presented by McCormick Chapel AME Zion Church-2004.
American-Scottish Foundation Certificate of Appreciation
Awarded for co-sponsorship of House Resolution 41 establishing a “National Tartan Day” in the United States and for starting the “Friends of Scotland” caucus.
Black History Month
For appreciation of his leadership in recognizing and honoring African-American heritage.
Indian American Forum for Political Education
For Mike’s distinguished contributions to the Indian American forum.
Lumbee Warriors Association Honorary Member
In appreciation for service to Lumbee warriors who served as veterans on behalf of the U.S. from World War I to the present day conflict in Iraq.
United Tribes of North Carolina
For Mike’s outstanding personal achievement and service to the Indian people of North Carolina.
African-American Economic Award
Awarded in appreciation of Mike’s work in providing economic opportunities for African Americans. Presented by McCormick Chapel AME Zion Church-2005.
Alliance for American Innovation
For Mike’s outstanding support of American innovation and protecting America’s independent and small business inventors.
Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce
Recognized for “excellent representation.”
International Public Policy Award for his leadership in the fight for job opportunities, worker training and economic development
Mike was chosen as the first recipient ever of this new award given by the International Association of Personnel in Employment Security.
National Association of Development Organizations Congressional Partnership Award
For his leadership in promoting economic development, an award he has earned three times!
National Federation of Independent Business “Guardian of Small Business” Award
For Mike’s fight to help small businesses nationwide. An award he has won several times.
National Leadership Award for Economic Development, 2007
Recognized by the National Association of Development Organizations to Mike as the nation’s top legislator in Congress with regard to economic development issues.
North Carolina Employment Security Advancing Workforce Development Award
For his leadership in issues affecting worker training and job opportunities, Mike won the top award for the state-2002.
Southeastern Economic Development Council
Honor roll for Mike’s legislative achievement in economic development in the southeastern United States, which he has earned five times.
Spirit of Enterprise Award
Awarded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for Mike’s leadership on business and economic issues, an award he has received several times.
Spirit of Freedom Award
Given for “tireless efforts as a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, fighting for fiscal responsibility, public integrity and tax dollar accountability.”
North Carolina Association of Educators & Robeson County Association of Educators Award
Awarded for Mike’s work on behalf of school children and education.
North Carolina Parent Teachers Congress (PTA) Honorary Lifetime Membership
Awarded for Mike’s continued years of volunteering in the schools to help children & youth.
Awarded to Mike by the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust.
National Parks Conservation Association “Friend of the National Parks” Award
Awarded twice for Mike’s support of the National Parks.
Christian Community Action Award
Awarded to Mike by the Highland Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville.
Distinguished Christian Statesman of the Year Award
The Center for Christian Statesmanship honored Mike for his “character, leadership, integrity and faithfulness in public service”-2006
Lumberton Ministerial Alliance
Recognition by African-American pastors for his leadership and service.
Methodist College Medallion
Awarded for“…selfless, unmatched dedication to service” and “outstanding contribution to society, to church and to Methodist College.”
Health Care and Fitness
American College of Emergency Physicians
Recognition of Mike’s efforts to assure coverage of emergency medical services for all patients in need
“Champion of Fitness” Congressional Award
Awarded for promoting physical fitness and healthy lifestyles, given by the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association.
Community Partners HealthNet Outstanding Health Service Award
For Mike’s unrelenting efforts and leadership to expand investment in Southeastern North Carolina’s health centers.
For Mike’s work for good health care in North Carolina.
Lou Gehrig/Jim “Catfish” Hunter All-Star Award
Awarded for his efforts in the fight against ALS.
National Association of Community Health Centers “Super Hero” Award
Awarded three times for his work on behalf of community health centers and their patients.
National Rural Health Association
The top Legislative award for efforts to strengthen our nation’s rural health care delivery system, a distinction Mike has won twice!
New Hanover Health Network
For Mike’s outstanding leadership and support of North Carolina hospitals.
Oncology Medal of Honor Award
Awarded by U.S. oncology for Mike’s legislative work in fighting cancer.
Military and Veterans
Air Force Association
In recognition of his outstanding service to the US Air Force.
General Charles Dick Medal of Merit
For Mike’s outstanding leadership and work on behalf of the National Guard.
Association of US Army
“Iron Mike” Recognition
In honor of Mike’s commitment and work on behalf of the soldiers and families of Ft. Bragg
Navy League Honorary Membership
For Mike’s commitment to our nation’s sea services – the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marines.
The Military Officers Association (formerly TROA) Honorary Lifetime Membership
Awarded for Mike’s support of military retirees from all branches of our armed services.
MVP Award by TREA/Senior Citizens League
Awarded for Mike’s “exceptional leadership and devoted service to America’s senior citizens,” which resulted in his winning the MVP Award for the entire Congress.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Boxing Gloves Award
For Mike’s fight for senior citizens and his dedication to protecting Social Security and Medicare.
Community Boys and Girls Club of Wilmington
Awarded in recognition of Mike’s generous contribution and dedication to the Boys and Girls Club Program.
Congressional Youth Leadership Council
Awarded in recognition of Mike’s commitment to educating today’s young leaders.
Lumberton Youth Baseball Association
Awarded ror his ongoing commitment to the youth baseball leagues and its players, coaches, and parents.