Awards & Recognition

With appreciation and a deep sense of humility, Wilton Simpson has been recognized for his advocacy, philanthropy and leadership in the community and the State Senate by Floridians in law enforcement, the agricultural and business communities, home builders and first responders, to name a few.  Woven into every honor and achievement, are the triumphs, tragedies & truly incredible stories of hardworking Floridians Wilton has fought for with the sincere goal of helping others achieve their American Dream.

2022

  • American Conservative Union Foundation, Conservative Excellence Award
  • Associated Industries of Florida, Champion for Business Award
  • Florida Bar, Legislative Award
  • Floridians for Senior Care, Champion for Florida’s Seniors
  • Florida Forestry Association, Legislator of the Year
  • Pace Center for Girls, Believing in Girls Award

2021

  • AIF, Champion for Business Award
  • Alpha Gamma Rho Inductee, University of Florida
  • College of Central Florida, Legislative Advocate
  • Florida Cattlemen, Legislator of the Year
  • Florida Chamber, 2021 Most Valuable Legislator
  • Florida Chamber, Distinguished Advocate
  • Florida Clerks of Court, Clerk Legislative Champion
  • Florida Farm Bureau, Champion for Agriculture Award
  • Florida Police Chiefs, Legislator of the Year
  • Florida Sheriff’s Association, Legislative Champion Award
  • Hernando Progress Inc., Civic Trust Award
  • Small County Coalition, Legislative Leadership Award
  • Teach Florida, School Choice Champion Award

2019

  • Florida Bicycle Association, Elected Official Champion of the year
  • Florida Chamber, Distinguished Advocate
  • Florida Chamber, Honor Roll Award
  • Hernando Chamber of Commerce, Hernando County Impact Award
  • Hernando County School District, Certificate of Appreciation
  • Pace Center for Girls, Wilton Simpson Citizenship Award

2018

  • Florida Sheriff’s Association, Friend of the Sheriff Award
  • Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida, President’s “A” Honor Roll

2015

  • Florida Farm Bureau Federation, Champion for Agriculture
  • Florida Tax Collectors Association, Taxpayer Advocate of the Year
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness, Dancing with the Stars Fundraising Award
  • Natural Gas Vehicle Public Policy Champion

2014

  • Florida Chamber, Distinguished Advocate
  • Florida Farm Bureau Federation, Champion for Agriculture
  • Florida Home Builders Association, Champion of Housing Award
  • Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscaping Association, Legislator of the Year
  • Florida Retail Federation, Legislator of the Year

2013

  • Associated Industries of Florida Environmental & Agricultural Sustainability Council, Champion for Business Award
  • Florida Association of Counties (FAC), Legislative Leadership Award
  • Farm Bureau, Legislator of the Year
  • Florida Electric Cooperatives Association, Legislator of the Year
  • Florida Forestry Association, Legislator of the Year
  • Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA), Legislator of the Year
  • Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award
  • Florida Natural Gas Association, Legislator of the Year
  • Florida Sheriffs Association, Legislative Champion
  • National Waste & Recycling Association, Legislator of the Year
  • Nature Coast Chapter, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Philanthropist of the Year

2011

  • Dade City Chamber of Commerce, Richard Tombrink Lifetime Achievement Award

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