Awards & Achievements

2001
Crowned Miss Gay Filipino, Filipino Community of Seattle

2002
Founded the “Lola Maharlika” College Book Fund, Filipino Community of Seattle
Crowned La Femme Magnifique Puget Sound, Seattle WA
Best Supporting Drag Queen, Miss Gay Seattle XXXVIII Award, Court of Seattle
Drag Performer of the Year, Spotlight Awards- Court of Seattle
Single Best Performer of the Year, Spotlight Awards- Court of Seattle

2003
Court Member of the Month, Court of Seattle
Court Member of the Year, Court of Seattle
“September Frost” All Season Award, United Ebony Council of Washington
Crowned the 40th Miss Gay Seattle, Court of Seattle
Miss Gay Tacoma Award, Court of Tacoma

2004
Court Member of the Month, Court of Seattle
Court Member of the Year, Court of Seattle
“George Ray” Emperor Emeritus Award, Court of Seattle, Seattle WA
President’s Award, Board of Directors- Court of Seattle
Songbird to the Emperor- The Empire of Snow and Ice, Everett WA
Sister to the Emperor of the Royal Court of the Golden Spike Empire, Salt Lake City UT
Best Individual in Theme, Coronation- Court of Tacoma

2005
Court Member of the Month, Court of Seattle
Entertainer of the Year, Court of Everett, Everett WA
President’s Award, Board of Directors- Court of Seattle
Miss Gay Latina XI Award, Entre Hermanos, Seattle WA
Sister to the Emperor  & Empress Award, Emperor Chris Horton & Empress Lala Too de San Diego
ISCS Survivor Diva Award, Empire of the Peace Arch, Surrey BC
ISCS Idol Award, Empire of the Peace Arch, Surrey BC


 2006
Community Service Award, Generic Leather Productions of Washington, Seattle WA
Jose Honors Award, International Court System, New York  NY
Sister to the Empress Award, Empress Chanel Cartier of Houston TX
Sister to the Empress Award, Empress Alycia Day of Portland OR
Empress to Empress Award, Empress Vi of Los Angeles & Hollywood CA

2007
Empress to Empress Award, Empress Jaylene of Vancouver BC
Community Service Award, Washington State Men In Leather Organization
Peach Award for Volunteerism & Leadership, Fruit Bowl Awards, Seattle WA

2008
Grand Duchess, Imperial Sovereign Court of the State of Montana

2009
Saint Imelda of the Shoe Climax, Our Lady of the Ancient Gods of Sexual Excess, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence - The Abbey of St. Joan
Empress to Empress Award, Empress Lexis Manila La Rose dela Luna - Imperial Court of All Montana

2011
By Imperial Proclamation:
Be it known throughout all Our Realm that HISM, Olympia XXXV, Aleksa Manila is hereby known as the Goddess of the Diamond Encrusted Mic and Asian Enchantress to His Majesty for Reign XXXII.
Given by My hand, this 5th day of August, 2011 in the City of Tacoma, HMISM Emperor XXXII The Zeus Emperor Doug Foxx F.P. Snow

2012
Legacy Award presented by Lifelong AIDS Alliance, HIV Vaccine Trials Unit and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for education, volunteerism and activism - Seattle WA

2013
Dr. Robert Wood Award for Excellence in HIV Prevention presented by Public Health – Seattle & King County - Seattle WA

2014
Grand Marshal at the 40th Anniversary Seattle Pride Parade presented by Seattle Out & Proud Organization - Seattle WA

2015
Keynote Speaker, Lavender Graduation at the University of Washington - Seattle WA

2016
Keynote Speaker (HB 1011), Seattle City Hall - Seattle  WA

2017
Recognition by the Washington State Division of Behavioral Health & Recovery for contribution to the Saying It Out Loud Conference


2018

Community Leader of the Year - The Greater Seattle Business Association Humanitarian Award

Centennial Honoree - Filipino Student Association at the University of Washington

Community Champion - Seattle Women's Pride and Seattle Lesbian Organization

Outstanding Leader - Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan's Pride Award