Founders Award Winners

2016

Kim Blann

Missey Head


2015

Craig Hertel

Dr. Jerry Ivins

J.E. Masters


2012

David Stevens


2011

Clarence Lee Turner


2010

Royal Brantley


2009

Travis Poe


2008

Laura Bradshaw

Kathy Powdrell


2007

Alan Parker

Tal Lostracco (posthumously)


2006

Allana Patterson


2005

Kris Andrews

Kathy Barber


2004

Peter Dias

Tom Waggoner


2003

Mary Ann Fletcher

Pam Mercer-McWilliams


2002

Adonia Placette

Jeanette Filardo


2001

Patricia Baldwin

Gregory M. Schwab

Helen Lewis

2000

Becky Bailey

Oscar Brockett

Orlin Corey

The Glenn Martin Family

Cynthia SoRelle


1999

Ralph Culp

Dan Hannon

Bob Singleton


1998

Rachel Smith


1997

Laurence Binder

Krin Brooks Perry


1996

Chuck Sheffield

John Steele

Pam Wilson


1995

Jay C. Brown

Luis Munoz

Betsy Cornwell


1994

Sheila Hargett

Thelma Pate

Jim Rambo

Ray Karrer


1993

Allan Ross

Thomas J. Lyttle

Lou-Ida Marsh


1992

Vicki Bond Smith

Jody Worsham


1991

Pam Brown

Marilyn Miller

Jan Jones

James R. Miller


1990

Kay L. Coughenour

1989

Mary Jane Mingus


1988

Nancy Rowley

Jimmy Tinkle


1987

George Sorensen


1986

Jerry Long

Coleman Jennings


1985

I. E. Clark

Randall J. Buchanan

Charles R. Jeffries

Kim Wheetley


1984

Ruth Denney

Curtis L. Pope


1983

Bill Cook

Ron Lucke

Ramona Peebles (posthumously)

Frederick J. March

Peggy Mungerson


1982

Amy Freeman Lee

Jerry Worsham


1981

Charles Schmidt

Ronald Schulz

Noyce Burleson (posthumously)


1980

Perri Bell

W. Kenneth Waters

Lynn Murray

Zula Pearson

Ermine Worrell


1979

Roy Brown

Freda G. Powell

Frances Springer

Don Irwin

Alex Reeve

Jeanne Hindman

Carl Marder (posthumously)


1978

Paul Baker

Walter Volbach

Angus Springer

F. Loren Winship

James Barton

Richard Slaughter

C.K. Easton