Induction Ceremony

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The 2022 Class will be formally inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday, November 17 at the Cox Business Convention Center in Tulsa. This year's Honorees are:

  • Sue Ann Arnall, Poteau
  • Bob Blackburn, Oklahoma City
  • Chet Cadieux, Tulsa
  • Patty Gasso, Norman
  • Roger Hardesty, Tulsa
  • Joy Harjo-Sapula, Tulsa
  • Pamela McCauley, Oklahoma City
  • Leon Russell (posthumous honoree), Tulsa

Hosted by Masters of Ceremonies and Oklahoma Hall of Fame Members Becky Dixon and J.C. Watts, Jr., the evening will include the presentation of each Honoree and his/her acceptance remarks.

Being inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame is Oklahoma's Highest Honor. Since the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s inception in 1927, 722 accomplished individuals have received this commendation. Visit our archives to view all Oklahoma Hall of Fame Members.


DATE: Thursday, November 17, 2022

VENUE: Cox Business Convention Center, Tulsa

TIME: Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6:00 p.m. Program begins at 7:15 p.m.

ATTIRE: Black-tie

TICKETS: Tickets will go on sale to the general public in late August.

Thank you to the ceremony patrons for their support!


The Chickasaw Nation

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma


The Chickasaw Nation

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Cresap Family Foundation

Mr. Robert A. Funk

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Meinders


The Church Studio - Teresa Knox & Ivan Acosta; Jack & Stephanie Allen; John & Leigh Reaves

Love Family Affiliated Fund


Richard and Mo Anderson

Mr. Chet Cadieux

Kyle Family Foundation

The Muscogee Nation

Charles and Peggy Stephenson Family Foundation


American Fidelity Foundation

Sue Ann Arnall

Mike and Pat Case

The Chickasaw Nation

Chairman John "Rocky" Barrett - Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Echo Investments

Foundation Management

Virginia G. and John D. Groendyke

Hardesty Family Foundation

Inasmuch Foundation

RBC Bank

Whitten Burrage, LLC


Bank of Oklahoma

Cherokee Nation Businesses

The Chickasaw Nation

Hardesty Family Foundation

IBC Bank

George Kaiser Family Foundation

Joe Moran III

The Muscogee Nation

Nordam - The Siegfried Family

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma State University, Office of the President

OSU Foundation

OU Foundation

Patrick T. Rooney - First National Bank of Oklahoma

Seminole State College

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Trust Company of Oklahoma

Tulsa Regional Chamber


Bruce and Sheryl Benbrook

Steve and Roberta Burrage

Cameron University

Wendy and Gentner Drummond

Dr. Gilbert "Gib" C. Gibson, Sr.

The Kerr Foundation, Inc.

Larry & Marilyn Lee - RAM Energy, LLC

Manhattan Construction

John and Julie Nickel

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

The Parker Family

Adam and Whitney Rainbolt

Jon R. Stuart


Calvin and Linda Anthony

Victoria and Dewey F. Bartlett, Jr.

Samuel and Rita Combs

Tom and Cheryl Evans

Amy Anne Ford

Mike and JoAnn Frizell

Gerald and Jane Jayroe Gamble

AJ Griffin

Jim and Minisa Crumbo Halsey

Jane Harlow

Scott and Teri Hendricks

James R. Higgins, M.D. and Julie Higgins

Leslie and Clifford Hudson

Dr. Kathy and and The Honorable Charlie Laster

Larry and Polly Nichols

Oklahoma City Community Foundation

Lee Allan Smith Family

Bob Spinks

Marnie and Clayton Taylor

Peggy Upham

John Michael and Kathy Williams

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