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

2015

Lynn Eury
Judi Grainger

2016

Barbara Mulkey
George Worsley

2017

Barbara Goodmon
Gayle Lanier
Steve Warren
Steve Zelnak