Faculty and Staff Award Recipients

Distinguished Teaching Award

The Distinguished Teaching Award, for classroom excellence, includes a cash award of $1,500 and an engraved silver tray.

Recipient Year Received
Gerry Gunnin 1979
Ronda Hall 1980
Mary Kay Parrish 1981
James Hurley 1982
Shirley Jones 1983
Max Brattin 1984
James Farthing 1985
Warren McWilliams 1986
William Mitchell 1987
Joe Hall 1988
Marilyn Ogilvie 1989
James Brown 1990
Laura Crouch 1991
Oscar Jeske 1992
Douglas Watson 1993
William Mullins 1994
Ron Lewis 1995
Nancy Haigler 1996
Mack Roark 1997
Robert Scrutchins 1998
Norris Russell 1999
Carolyn Cole 2000
Jimmie Russell 2001
Ron Duncan 2002
Ramona Farthing 2003
Roger Hadley 2004
James Vernon 2005
Bill Hagen 2006
John McWilliams 2007
Brad Jett 2008
Carol Humphrey 2009
Linda McElroy 2010
Bobby Kelly 2011
Jeanne Akin 2012
Glenn Sanders 2013
Dan Reeder 2014
Albert Chen 2015
Louima Lilite 2016
Vickie Ellis 2017

Meritorious Service Award

The Meritorious Service Award, for faithful service to OBU in faculty, administrative, or support staff positions, includes a $1,000 cash award and a plaque.

Recipient Year Received
Kenneth Eyer 1984
James Timberlake 1985
Manoi Adair 1986
Kathryne Timberlake 1987
Norman Searcy 1988
John Parrish 1989
Tom Terry 1990
Don Osborn 1991
June Hodges 1992
Mary White Johnson 1993
James Hurley 1994
William Mitchell 1995
Cap Gardner 1996
Peggy Askins 1997
Laura Crouch 1998
Claudine Dickey 1999
Bobby Canty 2000
Don Wester 2001
Larry Walker and Wayne Rhea 2002
Joe Bob Weaver 2003
Judy Kinnamon 2004
Debbie Bosch 2005
Lana Bolhouse 2006
Robert Cash 2007
Glenn Sanders 2008
Jim Vernon 2009
Marty O'Gwynn 2010
Bobby Cox 2011
Norris Russell 2012
Dave Gilmore 2013
Tonia Kellogg 2014
Linda McElroy 2015
Bill Pope 2016
Cynthia Gates 2017

Promising Teacher Award

The Promising Teacher Award, for demonstrating outstanding potential as a teacher includes a $500 cash award and a plaque.

Recipient Year Received
Dale Soden 1984
Paul Rutledge 1985
Kathy McKee 1986
Cynthia and Dale Hanchey 1987
Frank Smist 1988
Anne Hammond 1989
Cynthia Schneider 1990
Rick Byargeon 1991
Glenn Sanders 1992
Don Sandley 1993
James Vernon 1994
Dan Reeder 1995
Robbie Henson 1996
Frank "Pancho" Romero 1997
Bret Roark 1998
Kevin Hall 1999
Bobby Kelly 2000
Ford Mastin 2001
Brad Jett 2002
Garry Bailey 2003
Kristen Stauffer Todd 2004
Shawna York 2005
Joyce Aldridge 2006
Justin Hardin 2007
Karen Cotter 2008
Ben Myers 2009
Louima Lilite 2010
Michael Dean 2011
Alan Bandy 2012
Corey Fuller 2013
Scott Pace 2014
Contessa Edgar 2015
Tawa Anderson 2016
Jonathan Wilson 2017