- Outgoing President Anne P. Glavin recognized Zebedis for his leadership of the Domestic Preparedness Committee and for his key role in developing and teaching a course on a community approach to managing crises and another for college and university presidents and their cabinets.
- The President's Award is bestowed on an IACLEA member in recognition of contributions to the campus law enforcement profession.
Winthrop University, "Winthrop University Chief of Police Frank Zebedis Receives President's Award" (2013). Winthrop News 2013. 146.