YearRecipient
1976Whitey Kendall
1978Bettis Herlong
1979George Henderson
1980Lawrence Graves
1981Joe Parker
1982J. C. Brice
1983Julius Babb
1984Bettis Herlong
1985Tim Moore & Kurtis Fields
1986Larry Garr
1987Jim Pinkerton
1988Harry Parone
1989Bill Carr
1990Bettis & Ruby Herlong
1991Charles Stuart
1992Dr. Charles Cummins
1993Pete Ayoub
1994Leroy Rainbow
1995George Moore
1996Robert E. Prevatte
1997W. L. Varner
1998David “Twig” Gray
1999Pat Watson
2000Allie Brooks
2001John Reyelt
2002Dr. Lane Floyd
2003Mark Houde
2004Bob Rankin
2005Ronnie Matthews
2006Phil Clark
2007Tommy Mitchell
2008Norman Paytes
2009Tallulah & Keith Richardson
2010Dale Evans
2011John Carlisle
2012Eddie Muldrow
2013Charles Gee
2014Barry Byers
2015Cindy Jacobs
2016Mike Reeder