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Recipients

2016

Shannon Ennis, Rosa James, Jacqueline Ludwig, Chris Nicastro, Chris Straub, Carter Ward   

2015

Betty Abernathy, Don Claycomb, Lucille Lindsay, Richard Phillips, Ron Jackson

2014

Juanita Peaslee, Marilyn Stewart, David Harrison, Robert Bartman

2013

Christopher "Kit" Bond; Carl Fisher; Ann Gibbons; Jack Kinder; Roberzene Price

2012

William H. Danforth; Martha Fennewald; Frankie Muse Freeman; Russell V. Thompson

2011

Tom Davis; Sanford McDonnell; Gary Sharpe; James Sucharski; Jerry Valentine

2010

Harold A. Menze; Charldine B. Smart; E. Maureen Watkins; Robert K. Watkins; James E. Westbury; John A. Wright

2009

John Bearden; Caroline Fisher; Wayne Lovan; Nona Norwine; Mary Ann Schiller

2008

Edwin R. Byrd; Hazel F. Funnell; Mary Antoinette "Toni" Link; Jack E. Roy; Jerry L. Waddle

2007

Jack V. Freeman; Peggy L. Payne; Margaret G. Roam; Sen. Yvonne Wilson; Max D. Wolfrum

2006

Jack L. Brumley; Alberta Everett; Douglas Gantt; Darrell "Jack" Holley; Beverly Tising Meyer; William "Bill" Ray; Saundra S. Wiser

2005

Sen. Harold Caskey; Julius C. Dix; Carol L. Farmer; Sen. Wayne Goode; Sen. John T. Russell; Marion Bosley Evans-Walters

2004

Sen. Roseann Bentley; Russell Elsberry; Paul Joiner; Nan Sellenschutter; Ralph Sellenschutter; Melvin Washington

2003

Gene Engelhardt; Ruth Ferrel; Charles Johnson; Ronald Stallcup; Luevina Wallace

2002

Robert D. Drummond; Earl R. Finley; Ilene Bangert Ford; Lucy Simpson Papen; Robert C. Shaw; Akehiko Takahashi

2001

Sen. John F. Bass; Governor Mel Carnahan; Katherine Idleburg; Dan A. Kahler

2000

Rep. Richard Franklin; Henry Givens, Jr.; Lucile M. Napper

1999

Al Burr; Noah E. Gray; Ernest Jones; Donald Shull; RoseAnn Shull

1998

Grover Farquhar; Joe W. Gibbons; Ralph E. Hamilton; Irene Bockenkamp Primo; Rep. S. Sue Shear; Ina C. Wachtel

1997

Muriel W. Battle; Wanda R. Gray; Earl W. Hobbs; Arthur L. Mallory; John H. ‘‘Jack’’ Ross

1996

Bernard G. Black; Frank O. Drake; Charles J. McClain; Rep. Annette N. Morgan; Lela R. Zey

1995

Eliot F. Battle; Robert C. Howe; Grace M. McReynolds; Joseph H. Nesbit; Virginia Stephenson

1994

Edgar Ailor, Jr.; Charlene Bates; LeRoy Brown; Ida Daw; Josie Logan; Earle Staponski; Blaine Steck

1993

Jeannette Boehme; Jewell Fowler; B. Ray Henry; Kathryn E. Nelson; Gardella Poindexter; Ralph Scott

1992

Fred Davis; Gilbert Froman; Don Keebaugh; Dorothy H. Lansdown; Hazel Stone; Edith Whitby

1991

Raymond B. Doerhoff; Mary Maud Hosea; Lena Pierce; Edna Staples; Robert R. Wheeler; Mildred M. Winter

1990

Jane Clifton; Odessa Wright Farrell; Richard L. King; Naomi McKee; John W. Ragland; Rex R. Wyrick

1989

King Barnett; Gale T. Bartow; Isabelle Estes; Charles G. Foster; George H. Hyram; Edna Mae Whitsitt

1988

Roy Buntin; Louis J. Donati; Delma D. Johnson; Cora K. McReynolds; Alby Mae Rohlfing; Adolph Unruh

1987

Chester C. Calvert; Herbert R. Dieterich; John B. Ervin; John L. Ferguson; L.E. (Lou) Lewis; Harold L. Lickeyl; Ellen Millman; Mae Della Wilkerson; Wayne Wright

1986

Homer M. Clements; Leslie Irene Coger; Jane Barton Greene; Irvin A. Keller; James C. Kirkpatrick; Clyde W. McConnell; Joe Nichols, Jr.; James B. Tatum; William Washington; William J. Wasson; Bob G. Woods

1985

Lloyd A. Harrison; James A. Hazlett; Warren E. Hearnes; Lucille Gladys Randall Hunter; Duane G. Meyer; Norma Lea Mihalevich; P.J. Newell, Jr.; Lynn Twitty; Vivian Washington Walker

1984

Everett W. Brown; Edward Fields; Grace Gardner; Bertha Hoffmeister; B.W. Robinson; Vada L. Searcy; Roi Wood; William C. Wyatt

1983

Edwin D. Bihr; Delmar A. Cobble; Francis Fagg; Marjory Farrell; George L. Mann; Augustus Phillips; Ellis C. Rainey; Carolyn Range; Raymond Sacks; Mark Scully

1982

DeVerne L. Calloway; Bernard Campbell; EllaMae Flippen; Robert P. Foster; Jimmie Marie Thomas; Dale M. Thompson; Ralph B. Tynes; Fern Webster; Ethel Williams

1981

James Edward Bane; David W. Berryman; Oscar Anderson Fuller; H. Kenneth Kirchner; Thelma Redman; Daniel L. Schlafly; B.W. Sheperd; Maurine Tunnell

1980

Chester Anderson; Rowland Bell; Willard Graff; Harold Grauel; Norman Merrell; Buena Stolberg; Opal Wright

1979

L. Simington Curtis; Opal Eckert; Gertrude Brooks Groves; Thurston S. Hill; Garlin Kellison; Lois Knowles; Mildred P. Leaver

1978

Lorenzo Greene; Carl Henderson; Carl Humphrey; Betty Knepper; D.A. Mallory; Ferrell C. Mallory; Lillian Orme; Herbert W. Schooling; Alice Smallwood

1977

Etta Mae Anderson; A. Sterl Artley; Rosemary Beymer; George Englehart; Andrew S. Jackson; Nelson B. Tinnin

1976

Dayse Baker; Helen Davis; Mildred Davis; H.H. London; C.W. Parker; Walter H. Ryle; Julia Schmidt

1975

Olive Decatur; Elmer Ellis; D.A. Ferguson; H.B. Goins; George B. John; Charles A. Lee; Ralph Marcellus; H. Byron Masterson

1974

Ward Barnes; Julia Davis; George L. Donahoe; Joe Herndon; Everett Keith; Adah Peckenpaugh; Loran G. Townsend; Hubert Wheeler