Past Recipients

Top 50 Over 50 – 2019

Floyd Alexander
Vickie Ashford
Bonnie Atchison
Randy Betsch
Carol Braithwaite​
Lynn Campisi
Peggy Clarke​
Linda Coleman-Madison
Brian Copes
Deborah Dickinson-Crawford
Mike Dunnavant
Emma T. Ford Ephriams
Eric Essix
Cathy Friedman
Margie Gilbert
Henry “Gip” Gipson
Janet Graham

Mayor Kenneth Gulley
​Todd Harvey
Benga Harrison
​Kathie Hiers
Katherine Houston
Governor Kay Ivey
Phillip Jackson
Lonnie Johnson
Ray Jordan
Louis Josof
Helen Kim, PhD
Phyllis McCombs
Anne Miller
Brett Oates
Gus Pappas
Ret. Rep. George Perdue
Van A. Phillips

Jimmy Rane
Will Ratliff
Kay Reed
Janice Rogers
Jody Sharp
Jane Shirah
David Silverstein
Annette Springer
Jay St.Clair
Jacqui Sweet
Melva Tate
Larry Thornton
Tim Tingle
Eddie Tullis
Lemar Washington
Phyllis Weinstein

Top 50 Over 50 – 2018

Kim Rafferty Abbott
Ret. Col Robert L. Barefield, Sr.
Katherine N. Barr
Dr. Jack Bradford
Joan Broerman
Rick Burgess
Johnny Carcioppolo
Paul S. Carruthers
Lois (Mama) Coleman
Judge Locke Donaldson
Gwen DeRu
Casi Ferguson
Sue Ellen Gerrells
Fran Gilroy
Pastor Steve Green
Dr. Leon C. Hamrick
Gregory Harber

Evander Holyfield
Ken Hubbard
Robyn James
Roy S. Johnson
Susan Johnston
L.G. “Brother Bud” Jones
Alan Kaufman
Lt. Andrea Knight
Joe Knight
John Krontiras
Don Leo
Pastor T.L Lewis
Andrea Lindenberg
Suzanne Martin, PhD
Linda and Evan Major
Dr. Patricia Baldone Naro
Jack “Pat” Patrick

Dick Pigford
Dr. John Plump
Dr. David Rowland
Bobby Joe Seales
Jeanette Smith ​
Patricia M. Smith
Joyce T. Spielberger
Stephen Steinmetz, M.D
Letha Stuckey
Dr. Wayne Vickers
Chris D. Walker
Donna Whitlock
Amanda Wilson
Jim Windsor
Dr. Dale Wisely
Mike Vest

Top 50 Over 50 – 2017

Glyn Agnew
Fairy Allred
Barbara S, Allen
Robert Bearden
Dr. Mark Bearman
Mayor William Bell
Sheila Benson
Deepa Bhate
Lisa Borden
Peter Bosworth
Judge Houston Brown
Jane Childers
Kathleen Claybrook
Fay Crawford
Joy P. Deupree, PhD
Rev. Frank Dukes
Thomas Dudney, DMD

Dr. David Faber
Fannie Flagg
Judge Sherri C. Friday
Ike Gulas
Martha Haarbauer
Jerri Haslem
Valerie Holley
Eric Jack, PhD
Timothy Jennings
Jo S. Kittinger
Patricia Koch
Brenda Ladun
Dr. Larry J. Lemak
Don N. Levy
Marie Lown
Doug Marshall
Rita Mendel

Viola Mims
Tony Nathan
Elberta Reid-
Chief Nathaniel Rutledge, Jr.
Billie Seals
Clarissa Fells Smith
Cindi Stehr
Dr. Don Stewart
Beth Thorne Stukes
Sandra P. Sudduth
Deidre Tatum
Marlene Wallace
Barbara Williams
Judge Scott Vowell
David Young

Top 50 Over 50 – 2016

Joseph C. Ackerson
Bobby Allison
John Archibald
Jeffery Bayer,
Armond F. Bragg
HB Brantley,
Nena Bright Moorer
Tahiera Monique Brown,
Gordon Edward Burns
Lucinda Caldwell
Carol E. Clarke
Charles A. Collat, Sr.,
Steven Davis,
Bob Dickerson,
David Frings,
Cathy Rye Gilmore
Francine Godchaux

Nancy Goedecke
Eli Gold
Patricia Hefner
Dilcy Windham Hilley
Tracy Hipps
Pam Huff
Jan Hunter
Chervis Isom
Dr. Curtis Jordan
Michael Kolen “Captain Crunch”
Don Lupo
Gus Malzahn
Aubrey Miller
Samuetta Nesbitt
Robert Glenn Nivens
Annetta W. Nunn
Dr. Henry Panion III

Frances Lokey Phelps
Joel Philhours
Glenn Phillips
Doris Phillips
Mary Ross
Michael Ross
Joel Rotenstreich
Dr. Michael Saag
Bobbie Siegal
Julia Emma Smith
Max Steinmetz
Van Sykes
Lana Guess Thompson
Tom Walker
Thomas L. Wilder, Jr.
Teresa Zuniga-Odom

Top 50 Over 50 – 2015

Judy Abroms
Reverend Sally Allocca
Flora Blackledge
Harry Brown
Jeremiah Castille
John Croyle
Tommie Cummings
Retired Sheriff Chris Curry
J. Mason Davis, Jr.,
Charles Dean
Theodore “Ted” Debro, Jr.
Robert J. Dobson
Tim Donahue
Dr. Andrew Duxbury
Dr. Gary Edwards
Bill Fleming
Ann Florie

Donna Francavilla
Dr. George French
Joanie Gable
Stephen Hannum
Ben Herren
Edward Hardin, Esquire
Bill Hawkins
Everett Holle
David Hornsby
Judge O.L. “Pete” Johnson
Doug Jones, Esquire
Jennifer Kilburn
General Charles “Chuck” Krulak
Tim Lewis
Bill Logan
Kathy G. Mezrano
Nell Miller

Rabbi Jonathan Miller
Bonnie Montey
Commissioner Neal Morrison
Joe Perez
Dudley Reynolds
Dr. Lester Seigel
Chef Clayton Sherrod
Commissioner Mike Slive
James Spann
Bart Starr
Shirley Witt Taylor
Teresa Thorne
Dr. Gaye Vance
Linda Verin
Judge Stanley Wade
David S. Wallace

Top 50 Over 50 – 2014

Dr. J. Dudley Pewit
Joyce Tolbert
Melanie McNary
Coach Nicholas Saban
Bud Cason
Ellyn Grady
Yolanda Sullivan
Dr. Jesse Lewis
Max Cooper
Joan Perry
Priscilla Davis
Honorable Christopher Green
Ty Dodge
Chris Monceret
Brenda Hackney
John Lauriello
John Beard

Honorable Annetta Verin
Renea Mitchell McKinney
AC Roper
Robert Haley
Doris Maddox
Maria B. Campbell
Gary Burley
Paul Kennedy
Honorable Helen Shores Lee
Dr. Cameron Vowell
Richard Weiss
JD Simpson
Glory Abercrombie
Marion Kristine Mueller
Ken Jackson
Col. C.H. “Stretch” Dunn
Alice McSpadden-Williams

Jose’ Antonio Valencia
Honorable Debra H. Goldstein
Sherri Van Pelt
Stanley Virciglio
Alan Poole
Miller Piggott
Van L. Richey
Frances Ross Nolan
Dr. Dennis Pappas, Sr.,
Tony Ippolito
Dr. Luis Pineda,
Dr. Martha Bidez, UAB
Dr. Richard Arrington
William Miller
Shelly Stewart
Chef Frank Stitt