Past Recipients

1975
Carey H. Bostian
Roy H. Park
Richard J. Reynolds, Jr.   

1976
A.E. Finley
Mose Kiser
R. Walker Martin   

1977
Raymond A. Bryan, Sr.
Gertrude M. Cox
C. Horace Hamilton   

1978
L.R. Harrill
H.W. “Pop” Taylor   

1979
Henry A. Foscue
Claude S. Ramsey
Ellen Winston   

1980
Wally Ausley
Charles H. Reynolds   

1981
George E. Norman, Jr.
Ralph H. Scott   

1982
T. Clyde Auman
W.C. Calton
Mary Elizabeth Poole

1983
Clifton L. Benson, Sr.
Lexie L. Ray
Walter L. Smith   

1984
M. Edmund Aycock
Frank A. Daniels, Sr.
James D. Kilgore   

1985
A.M. Fountain
John N. Gregg
James B. Hunt, Jr.   

1986
John T. Caldwell
Hubert V. Park   

1987
William C. Friday   

1988
Joseph D. Moore   

1989
George M. Wood   

1990
James W. “Willie” York   

1991
Charles E. Branscomb
Earle L. Edwards
Ned E. Huffman 

1992
Marcus B. Crotts
Charles A. Hayes
Norfleet L. Sugg

1993
Bess Ballentine
H.D. Cornelius
James A. “Ott” Jones

1994
Grover A. Gore
E. Carroll Joyner
Edward I. Weisiger, Sr.

1995
Ralph W. Cummings
Robert B. Jordan III
W. Duke Kimbrell

1996
Worley H. Clark
S. Lawrence Davenport
Alan T. Dickson

1997
Leslie N. Boney, Jr.
Daniel C. Gunter, Jr.
James A. Hackney III

1998
Burton F. Beers
W.B. Jenkins
Randall L. Ward

1999
William L. Burns, Jr.
Merlin A. “Patches” Meares
Wendell H. Murphy

2000
Terrence M. Curtin
Jack P. Jordan
Blanton J. Whitmire

2001
S. Scott Ferebee, Jr.
Darrell V. Menscer
Edgar S. Woolard, Jr.

2002
James H. Goodnight
James A. Graham
G. Woodrow Jones

2003
John L. Atkins III
Walter W. "Dub" Dickson
A. Tab Williams, Jr.

2004
Edward E. Hood, Jr.
Claud E. McKinney
Bryce R. Younts

2005
Robert E. Black, Jr.
Lois G. Britt
Dorothy D. Park

2006
Edward P. Fitts, Jr.
James W. Owens
G. Smedes York

2007
Elizabeth J. Aycock
Robert W. Scott
Randall B. Terry, Jr.

2008
Robert A. Barnhardt
Lonnie C. Poole Jr.
Virginia B. Sall

2009
J. Lawrence Apple
E. Norris Tolson
C. Richard Vaughn

2010
Kenneth M. "Charlie" Bryant
Hou-Min Chang
H. Frank Grainger

2011
T. Carlton Blalock
Derick Close
Susan P. Ward

2012
General Henry Hugh Shelton
C. Edwin Vick, Jr. (posthumously)
Cassius S. Williams

2013
Thomas E. Cabaniss
Thomas S. Kenan III
Robert P. Kennel

2014
Burley Mitchell
Peaches Blank