Leadership Award by Hibbing Chamber of Commerce for successful completion of Blandin-style leadership training.
Selected for Inaugural “Generation Blue Leadership Training Workshops” at the national leader in health care, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota.
Performance Prize Winner MTNA Collegiate Artist, NFMC Young Artist, Invitation to World Piano Competition.
Award-Winning Mentor and Teacher – LiaBraaten Founded and Funded $225,000 in scholarships to Iron Range Youth.
Special Award Plaque from Minnesota Food Share for creating and spearheading unique $35,000 fund raiser concert and auction of sports memoribilia given to LiaBraaten by MN Vikings, MN Twins, MN Wild, and MN Golden Gophers.
Commissioned Songwriter for national woman’s organization — WELCA Triennial National Convention – where LiaBraaten led worship for 10,000 women.
Commissioned Songwriter for Nashville album – Time to Shout lyrics co-written with songwriter Dennis Morgan.
Performed for royalty from Denmark, Sweden and Norway with St. Olaf Choir, Minnesota Orchestra, Victor Borge.
Provided sound reinforcement, tech and backline for music events, political events, and touring artists like Gary Lewis and the Playboys (headlining in Branson MO), and for minority-owned enterprises like Fortune Bay Casino, Tower MN.