Proclamation -  April, 2013 - The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida to Maruchi Mendez, which through “her remarkable efforts she has changed the way athletes are screened and commending her for her commitment to the health, welfare and well-being of our community’s students parents and families.”

American Heart Association - Recipient of the “Courage Award”  February, 2001.

The City of Miami and Dade County - Declared October 19, 2000 to be the Ramiro “Toti” Mendez, student-athlete medical testing awareness day.