2020 Alumni Awards

The following 2020 Alumni Award recipients will be honored at the Alumni Awards Banquet during Homecoming weekend, on Friday, February 7. Tickets can be purchased here

Kimberly Futrell (’93) – Distinguished Alumna of the Year
Jake Lierman (’05) – Young Alumnus of the Year
Jerry Franklin (’63) – F.W. Mattox Award
Willie Hubbard (’84) – KC Moser Award
Tony & Dolly Gullo – Spirit of LCU Award
(Special Award for 2020)

These five award categories are considered on an annual basis to distinguish alumni that have contributed in dedication and service to the university and/or made strides in their professional fields and personal achievements:

  • The Young Alum of the Year award goes to an alum aged 40 years or younger for their distinguished service to LCU and/or professional achievement.
  • The Distinguished Alumnus of the Year award is given to an alum who has had significant professional and/or personal achievement.
  • The K. C. Moser Award is bestowed on deserving members of the alumni community for significant contributions to the church and to ministry. This year’s award goes to a couple who work side-by-side to share the message of Christ through language.
  • The F. W. Mattox Award is presented to deserving members of the alumni community who have demonstrated outstanding service to the university.
  • The Gary & Pat Estep Award is given to an alumna, alumnus, or special friend of the university who has made advancements, breakthroughs, or other significant contributions to the sciences. The Estep Award was not awarded in 2017 or 2020.

Alumni Award Recipients • 1993-2019

Distinguished Alumnus Award

(1993-PRESENT; PREVIOUSLY THE OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS AWARD 1963-81) in recognition of significant professional and/or personal achievement

  • Gaston Tarbet
  • Dr. JD Key
  • Gary Bowe
  • Kenneth O’Neil
  • Kyle Bartee
  • Willis Starnes
  • Dr. Lamar Reinsch
  • Marilyn McDermett
  • Grady Preston
  • Robert Qualls
  • Etta Chandler
  • Larry Hays
  • John King
  • Kirby Williams
  • Bob Privitt
  • Terry Harman
  • Dale Simpson
  • Dr. Charles Siburt
  • Carroll Robertson
  • Jerry & Sharyn Webb
  • Dr. Gerald Treece (95)
  • Dr. R Gerald Turner (96)
  • Gonzalo & Jan Ramirez (98)
  • Dr. Patti Patterson (99)
  • Terry Young (01)
  • Sandra Morrow (02)
  • Donald Ray Cantrell (03)
  • Rob Evans (04)
  • Tom Kinney (07)
  • Dan Sanders (08)
  • L Timothy Perrin (11)
  • Linda Gaither (12)
  • Terry Creech (13)
  • Dr. Evertt W. Huffard (14)
  • Denny Bullard (15)
  • Royce Hunter (16)
  • Alan Rhodes (17)
  • Gary Skidmore (18)
  • Sherry & Brett Cate (19)

F.W. Mattox Award

(1985- PRESENT) in recognition of excellence and outstanding service to the university

  • Molly Keener (85)
  • Tim Leslie, DDS (86)
  • Neil Baldridge (87)
  • David & Susan Brown (88)
  • John Paul Athanasiou (89)
  • Wayne Atkinson (90)
  • Stanley Samuels (90)
  • Philip Nichols (91)
  • Jerry Clark (92)
  • Steven Lemley (93)
  • Les & Elaine Perrin (95)
  • Royce Hunter (96)
  • Gary Stephenson (97)
  • Jim Swafford (98)
  • Kim Scott (07)
  • Paula Parks Fulford (07)
  • Don Williams (11)
  • Jean Hines (12)
  • Bill and DeeDee Bundy (13)
  • Darrell and Anita Price (14)
  • LCU Associates (15)
  • Hanson Ling (16)
  • John King (17)
  • Rod Blackwood, Ph.D. (18)
  • Randy Sellers (posthumously, 19)

K.C. Moser Award

(1985-PRESENT) in recognition of excellence and outstanding service to the kingdom

  • Dr. Jeff & Gail Jones (85)
  • Anne Gray (86)
  • Randy Fenter (87)
  • Keith Hodges (88)
  • Dr. Terry Bell (89)
  • Mike Myers (90)
  • Phil Bryant (91)
  • Claudio & Rosellen Chisholm (92)
  • Phillip Patterson (93)
  • Doug and Julie Cole (95)
  • Russell McLaughlin (96)
  • Ken Young (97)
  • Gail Fenter (98)
  • Howard Karbo, Carol & Eddie Lee (99)
  • Carol (Dennis) Lynn (01)
  • Greg Fleming (02)
  • Charles Siburt (03)
  • Karl Jones (05)
  • Tom Washburn (11)
  • Marcelino Banda (12)
  • Dr. Les D. Maloney (13)
  • Dr. John Knox (14)
  • Tim & Rebecca Talley (15)
  • Craig & Leslee Altrock (16)
  • Lynn & Janie Harms (17)
  • Emily Lemley, Ed.D. (18)
  • Randy & Janice Schow (19)

Young Alumnus of the Year

(2008 – PRESENT; PREVIOUSLY THE RECENT GRADUATE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 1985-1999) in recognition of distinguished service to LCU and/or professional achievement within 10 years of graduation (must be under 40 at the time of selection to receive this award)

  • Dr. Robert Stewart (85)
  • Dan Sanders (86)
  • Bryan Pruitt (87)
  • Terry Peacock (88)
  • Sarah Smith Bruce (89)
  • Kerry Miller (90)
  • Wade Welch (91)
  • Gordon Clark (92)
  • Quentin Mimms (93)
  • Gary Moyers (96)
  • Dr. Jonathan Stewart (97)
  • David & Lisa Fraze (98)
  • Charlton Taylor (08)
  • Kimberly Davis Futrell (11)
  • Amanda Hale (12)
  • Dr. Reagan Crossnoe (13)
  • Shane Shuttlesworth (14)
  • Elizabeth Ryan (15)
  • Rachel Curtis (16)
  • Calder Hendrickson (17)
  • Dan Williams (18)
  • Chad and Jaime Wheeler (19)

Gary & Pat Estep Award

(2014 – Present) in recognition of outstanding contributions in the sciences; does not require awardee to be an alumni, but must be part of the LCU community of donors, friends, supporters

60th Anniversary Enduring Legacy Award

(ONE-TIME AWARD)

Alumni Award Recipients • 1963-1981

Diploma of Honor (1982-1990)

  • Dr. Charles Siburt
  • Jeff Key
  • Gary Walker
  • Norman Keener
  • William Mc Donough
  • Dr. Ward Lane
  • Gaston Tarbet
  • Wally Wilkerson
  • Bob Cass
  • Larry Hays
  • Nat Cooper
  • Terry Harmon (89)
  • James Satterwhite
  • Jeff Whitaker (92)
  • Audean Baldwin (90)
  • Bill Waugh
  • George & Georgia Taylor (89)

F.W. Mattox Distinguished Teacher Award (1988-1990) 

  • Dick Laird & Charles Cox (88)
  • Linda Cash & David Joyner (89)

Professor Emeritus (1989-1992)

  • Walter D Bostick
  • FW Mattox
  • Inez Baucum (92)
  • Mary Joe Clendenin (90)
  • Callie Mickey (92)
  • June Bearden (89)