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Awards and Recognitions

DBCC - Chairman Award

Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce – Chairman Award, Presented at 97th Annual Gala

CMAA - Project Achievement Award

Project Achievement Award for Education projects over $100M – Dallas Independent School District for Thomas Jefferson High School/Walnut Hill International Leadership Academy

USDOT - Driving Equity Award

United States Department of Transportation Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Recognition, presented by Congresswoman Eddie B. Johnson

RBCA - Program Manager of the Year

Regional Black Contractors Association - K-12 Program Manager of the Year

Women of Wisdom

Eve Williams recognized by Elite News

DBCC - Business of the Year

Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce Award

November 1, 2019
RBCA – Program Manager of the Year

Regional Black Contractors Association - Year end award gala recipient

November 1, 2019
CMAA North Texas Chapter - Renovation Modernization Award

Construction Management of America Association - Renovation – Modernization, less than $20 million. DISD Solar Preparatory School for Girls. (Dikita/Vanir – A Joint Venture).

2016 - (Nominee)
NDCC - Business of the Year

North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year

July, 2016
COMTO - Distinguished Panelist

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO)

Sept/Oct 2014
METRO Magazine - Most Influential Women in Transportation
November 2013
AACATX - Teaming Partner Award

Sponsored by the Asian American Contractors Association of Texas (AACATX), this annual award is presented annually to the most supportive strategic partners of AACATX or its members.

December 2012
NCTCRA - Longevity Award

Presented for achieving 20 years of consecutive DBE Certification with North Central Texas Regional Certification Agency (NCTRCA)

July 2012
DBJ - Largest North Texas Minority Owned Businesses

Sponsored by The Dallas Business Journal, this annual award recognizes Dallas businesses for their rapid growth and contribution to their successes and growing business ventures.

October 2011
Fastest-Growing Family Business Award

Baylor University's Institute for Family Business conferred this award on Dikita in recognition of the firm as a successful family business that demonstrates rapid growth over a short-period of time and has implemented innovative business techniques in achieving this growth.

Spring 2011
BCA - Medium-Sized Contractor of the Year

The Black Contractors Association (BCA) presented this award to Dikita in 2011 in recognition of our reputation for delivering quality services across a variety of industries.

September 2003
ASCE - Engineering Achievement Award

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Wisconsin Chapter annual Engineering Achievement Award honoring the General Mitchell International Airport (GMIA) Parking Structure Addition project, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Project team award presented to Dikita Engineering for our contribution of civil engineering design services, towards the parking structure and associated improvement facilities development.

1993 - (Nominee)
Entrepreneur of the Year

Sponsored by Ernst and Young, Merrill Lynch and INC. Magazine, the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards highlight the individuals and companies whose ingenuity, hard work and innovation have created successful and growing business ventures. Mr. Lucious Williams, President of Dikita Engineering was nominated for this prestigious award in both 1992 and 1993.

1992 & 1994
Dallas 100

Dikita Engineering was honored with the Dallas 100 Award. Sponsored by the CEO Institute and the Caruth Institute of Southern Methodist University, this annual award recognizes Dallas' 100 fastest growing private companies for their rapid growth and contribution to the local economy.

Juanita Craft Foundation

The Juanita Craft Foundation annually awards for the contributions of businesses and business people to the community. In 1991, Mr. Lucious Williams received the Juanita Craft Award for Business Achievement.

Quest for Success

Each year the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, and the Miller Brewing Company sponsor the Quest for Success Award, selecting the top business man of the year in the Dallas/Fort Worth area to receive this award. Lucious Williams, President of Dikita Engineering, received the Quest for Success Award for 1988.