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Previous Migel Medal Honorees

Previous Winners:

2015 Judy Brewer
Gaylen Kapperman, Ed.D.
Rosanne Silberman, Ed.D.
2014 James Kesteloot
Oral Miller
Helen Keller
2013 Kay Ferrell, Ph.D.
Jim Fruchterman
2012 George Kerscher, Ph.D.
Kathleen Mary Huebner, Ph.D.
2011 William R. Wiener, Ph.D.
Lylas G. Mogk, M.D.
2010 Deane B. Blazie
Tuck Tinsley III
2009 Dr. Susan Jay Spungin
Senator Tom Harkin
Congressman Edward Markey
2008 Lou Alonso
LeRoy Saunders
2007 Berdell "Pete" Wurzburger
Jim Bliss
David Holladay
2006 Kevin Lessard
Rachel Rosenbaum
Carol McCarl
2005 Louis Vieceli
Bernard Krebs
2004 Irvin P. Schloss
Dr. Richard L. Welsh
Ray Kurzweil
2003 Dr. Sally S. Mangold
William A. Silverman, M.D.
2002 Robert J. Winn, Ph.D.
Lawrence A. Scadden, Ph.D.
2001 Ruth Kaarlela, Ph.D.
Otis Stephens, Ph.D.
2000 Dean Tuttle, Ph.D.
Charles and Roberta Kaman
1999 Alfred A. Rosenbloom, Jr., O.D.
Abraham Nemeth, Ph.D.
1998 Virginia Boyce Schoonmaker
Samuel M. Genensky, Ph.D.
Michael M. Maney
1997 Philip H. Hatlen, Ed.D.
Bettye Krolick
1996 Milton J. Samuelson
Joseph E. Sullivan
Helen G. Levine
1995 Dr. Robert J. Smithdas
Robert Morris, M.D.
1994 Natalie C. Barraga, Ed.D.
Hon. Edward R. Roybal
1993 John L. Granger
James P. Storer
1992 McAllister Upshaw
Margarine G. Beaman
1991 William F. Gallagher
Durward K. McDaniel
1990 Donald H. Wedewer
Abram Claude, Jr.
1989 Carson Y. Nolan, Ph.D.
John S. Crowley
1988 William H. English
Calvin Wooten
1987 Gerald E. Fonda, M.D.
Bonny Russell, Ed.D.
1986 Russell C. Williams Ph.D.
Agnes M. Callahan
1985 Geraldine T. Scholl, Ph.D.
Senator Dale Bumpers
1984 Harold Richterman
Jansen Noyes, Jr.
1983 Dr. Rose Resnick
Beverly L. Ellis
1982 Louis Rives, Jr.
Alexander Scourby
1981 Eleanor E. Faye, M.D.
George O. Hellinger, O.D.
Martha B. Clifford
1980 Josephine L. Taylor
Morton Pepper, Esq.
1979 George A. Magers
Hon. Criss Cole
1978 Robert H. Bennett
Dr. James Max Woolly
1977 Donald Blasch
John P. Morgan II
1976 Carl M. Kupfer, M.D.
Dr. M. Robert Barnett
1975 J. Kenneth Cozier
Douglas C. MacFarland
1974 Sen. Jacob Javits
Alexander F. Handel
1973 Anne Thompson Macdonald
Finis E. Davis
1972 Sen. Jennings Randolph
Noel B. Price
1971 Dr. Jermone B. Weisner
1970 Richard E. Hoover, M.D.
Roy Kumpe
1969 Dr. Arthur L. Brandon
John F. Nagle
1968 William Gibson
Dr. Berthold Lowenfeld
1967 Eustace Seligman
Byron M. Smith
1966 Mrs. Jayne B. Spain
Dr. Edward J. Waterhouse
1965 Mary Switzer
Katharine Cornell
1964 Robert Thompson
Robert LeFevre
1963 Guy Smith
Robert S. Bray
1962 Jules Stein
Col. L.L. Watts
1961 Henry A. Wood
Mrs. Kelvin A. Smith
1960 Chester C. Kleber
Beatrice M. Stone
1959 George F. Meyer
S. Ruth Barrett
1958 Henry S. Conover
Marjorie S. Hooper
1957 Rev. Thomas J. Carroll
Joseph Hirman Chappell
1956 Mrs. A.D. Breckinridge
Maj. Gen. Melvin J. Maas
1955 Mrs. Mary D. Campbell
Mrs. A.W. Strong
1954 Grace C. Hamman
Dr. Harry Best
1953 George Raverat
Harold T. Clark
1952 Thomas J. Watson
Daisy Rogers
1951 Col. E.A. Baker
1950 Grace S. Harper
1949 Stetson K. Ryan
1948 Francis B. Ierardi
1947 Peter J. Salmon
1946 Lucy Goldthwaite
1945 John B. Curtis
1944 Henry Ford
Florence and Georgia Trader
1943 L. W. Rodenberg
1942 No Award Made
1941 Eva B. Palmer
1940 Adelia M. Hoyt
1939 H. R. Latimer
1938 Walter G. Holmes
1937 William Nelson Cromwell

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