Southwestern Oklahoma State University

President's Award of Merit

2013 Recipient

RecipientGrad YearCareer
Ray Dean Linder 1957 District Judge, Division I, Fourth Judicial District of Oklahoma

2012 Recipient

RecipientGrad YearCareer
Dr. Henry Kirkland, Jr. 1969 SWOSU Biology Professor

2006 Recipients

RecipientGrad YearCareer
Ed Berrong, Jr. 1961 Past Mayor
Lisa Birdwell 1990 Assistant DA
Mike Brown 1978 Mayor
Randy Cumby 1973 Jr. College President
Ricky McPhearson 1984 Assistant DA
Dr. James Utterback 1978 Jr. College President
Dr. Joe White 1967 Jr. College President
Albert Gray 1974 CEO-The Children's Center

2004 Recipients

RecipientGrad YearCareer
Marseda Garrison 1967 Regent
Randy Beutler 1983 & 2002 Legislator
Debbie Blackburn 1973 Legislator
Ray McCarter 1974 Legislator
Kathleen Wilcoxson 1970 Legislator
Purcy Walker 1975 Legislator
Gary Lumpkin 1968 Judge
Bobby Lee Blackburn, Jr. 1973 Exec. Director Historical Society
Charles Cabiness 1969 Judge
Jim Maddox 1962 Legislator
Jack Bonny 1962 Legislator
Yvonne Kauger 1959 Oklahoma Supreme Court Judge