Induction Ceremony

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The 2021 Class will be formally inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday, November 18 at the Cox Business Convention Center in Tulsa. This year's Honorees are:

  • Stanley L. Evans, Oklahoma City; Presented by Andrew M. Coats
  • Scott Hendricks, Clinton; Presented by Blake Shelton
  • Hannibal B. Johnson, Tulsa; Presented by Kenneth J. Levit
  • Yvonne Kauger, Colony; Presented by Steven W. Taylor
  • Paula Marshall, Tulsa; Presented by Cathy Keating
  • Harvey Pratt, El Reno; Presented by James R. "Dick" Wilkerson
  • Jim Stovall, Tulsa; Presented by Terri Cornett
  • Roscoe Dunjee, Inducted Posthumously

The 94th Annual Oklahoma Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will include each Honoree’s acceptance remarks, presenters’ remarks, and video biographies. The evening will be hosted by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Members Governor Bill Anoatubby and Chief Gary Batton.

There will also be a special recognition for the the Class of 2020 during the Induction Ceremony. Due to the ceremony being held virtually last year, the 2020 Inductees will be welcomed on stage to be honored in front of friends, family, and fellow Hall of Fame Members.

Being inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is Oklahoma's Highest Honor. Since the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s inception in 1927, 714 accomplished individuals have received this commendation. Visit our archives to view all Oklahoma Hall of Fame Members.


DATE: Thursday, November 18, 2021

VENUE: Cox Business Convention Center, Tulsa

TIME: Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6:00 p.m. Program begins at 7:00 p.m.

ATTIRE: Black-tie

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Thank you to the ceremony patrons for their support


The Chickasaw Nation


The Chickasaw Nation

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Cresap Family Foundation

Mr. Robert A. Funk

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meinders


Mr. and Mrs. Tom Love

Charles and Peggy Stephenson Family Foundation


Kyle Family Foundation

Leigh and John Reaves; Asphalt & Fuel Supply


American Fidelity Foundation

Mo Anderson Trust

The Chickasaw Nation

Choctaw Nation - Government Relations

First United Bank

Hardesty Family Foundation

Timothy Headington

Frank and Debbi Merrick

OU Foundation

Sandy and Hal W. Smith


Mr. and Mrs. Calvin J. Anthony

Bama Companies

Bank of Oklahoma

Marcus Bivines, Esq.

Mike and Patsy Case

Cherokee Nation Businesses

Cheyenne and Arapho Tribes

The Chickasaw Nation

Cox Communications

Dillingham Insurance

Chip Fudge

Gerald and Jane Jayroe Gamble

The Honorable Noma D. Gurich and Mr. John E. Miley; The Honorable M. John Kane IV and Mrs. Cyndi Kane; The Honorable Elizabeth Kerr and Mr. Steve Kerr

George Kaiser Family Foundation

Joe and Darcey Moran

OGE Energy Corp.

Oklahoma State University and OSU Foundation

Oral Roberts University

OSU Center for Health Sciences

OU College of Law

RCB Bank

William and Lynne Schonacher

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Foundation

Stuart Family Foundation


Barnes Law, PLLC

Bruce and Sheryl Benbrook

Wendy and Gentner Drummond

Gordona Duca

Ike and Marybeth Glass

Kings Worldwide Transportation

OCU School of Law

Adam and Whitney Rainbolt

Susan Winchester


Mark Aston

William Blocker

Dr. Richmond and Mrs. Lynda Brownson

Samuel and Rita Combs

David and Susan Crowell

Tom and Cheryl Evans

Amy Anne Ford

Gaddis & Gaddis Wealth Management

Jim Halsey and Minisa Crumbo Halsey

Bill and Nicki Hancock

Jane B. Harlow

Peggy Kates

Leonard and Marilyn Sullivan

Julia and Andrew Summers

For questions, contact Brenda Schwartz, director of honoree relations, at 405.523.3209.