On April 28, 2012, Staten Island, New York, the B.W. Harris Alumni Association USA Tri-State Chapter unanimously selected Mr. Checago Bright-Sawo to receive the Bishop George D. Browne Achievement Award in Community Service. Mr. Bright-Sawo in his own words thanked the organizing committee of this auspicious Award ceremony and the many who continues to support the Foundation. Mr. Bright-Sawo further stated that without the support of Liberians and friends of Liberia, the Foundation wouldn’t have achieved its 2012 goals. Mr. Bright-Sawo stated ” When I started the Checago Bright Foundation Inc, I did not think of this day but to service my people.” Mr. Bright-Sawo concluded by encouraging everyone to join hands with the Foundation to help the underprivileged community through capacity building and community developments through their generous donations and voluntary support.