Alcornite of the Year

Alcornite of the Year is the highest honor awarded to a prominent alumnus/alumnae who has achieved distinction though exceptional contribution to our international, national, state, or community welfare. 

 
1.                 1948       George Cox       
2.                 1949       Richard Sylvester Grossley
3.                 1950       Milan W. Davis
4.                 1951       Daniel W. Ambrose
5.                 1952       George W. Lee
6.                 1953       Robert Hunter
7.                 1954       Ruby Elizabeth Cowan Stutts Lyells
8.                 1955       Hampton P. Wilburn
9.                 1957       John D. Boyd
10.             1959       W. S. Demby
11.             1961       Cleopatra D. Thompson
12.             1962       Chester L. Marcus
13.             1963       Jessie A. Morris
14.             1964       Delors E. Magee
15.             1965       Benjamin Franklin McLaurin
16.             1966       Rube Harrington Jr.
17.             1967       George J. Bacon
18.             1968       Evans T. Hawkins
19.             1969       William Earthy Ammons
20.             1970       James Charles Evers
21.             1971       James C. Gilliam
22.             1972       Charles Humphrey
23.             1973       James E. Miller
24.             1974       Calvin Rhodes
25.             1975       David Wilson Wilburn
26.             1976       Luther Alexander
27.             1977       Robert Jordan
28.             1978       Henry R. Smith
29.             1979       Andrew Graves
30.             1980       E. A. Dumas
31.             1981       Fred Cunningham
32.             1982       Jewell C. Lockhart
33.             1983       Vera H. Bryant
34.             1984       Issac L. Thomas
35.             1985       Kenneth L. Simmons
36.             1986       Lottie H. Powell
37.             1987       Alyce G. Clark
38.             1988       Alpha L. Morris
39.             1989       Mack Willie Payton
40.             1990       Mary P. Demby
41.             1991       Matthew W. Thomas Jr.
42.             1992       George Jones Jr.
43.             1993       Robert Wayne Bowles
44.             1994       Thomas Madison Moman II                        
45.             1995       Laplose Turner Jackson Sr.                                           
46.             1996       Davis “Redskin” Weathersby                                      
47.             1997       John E. Walls Jr.                                               
48.             1998       Arthur Bennett Peyton                                 
49.             1999       Laura Hart Hearn Hearn                                     
50.             2000       Lonnie Edward Moore Sr.                                            
51.             2001       James Walter Hill Sr.                                                      
52.             2002       Allene Demby Gayles                                    
53.             2003       James “Bo” Clark                                             
54.             2004       Irma R. Smith Walton                                    
55.             2006       Barbara Darris Bacon                                     
56.             2007       Zelmarine Murphy                                          
57.             2008       Percy O. Norwood Jr.                                                     
58.             2009       Jo Ella (Harrison) Walls                                  
59.             2010       Willie C. Harper                                                
60.             2011       Exie Ola Griggs Williamson                          
61.             2012       Charles Franklin McClelland Sr.  
62.             2013       Ella Robinson                                                    
63.             2014       Clarence E. Magee
64.             2015       Charles E. Davis
65.            2016       Neddie Winters
66.            2017       James F. McDonald