Lee Allan Smith Oklahoma Legacy Award

Each year, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame honors an individual who has ambitiously demonstrated volunteer and civic efforts that grow pride in their community; are well known for engaging the community in their efforts; and have created a legacy of pride for future generations with the Lee Allan Smith Oklahoma Legacy Award.

The 2020 recipient of the award is J. Blake Wade. Due to COVID-19, a formal presentation and celebration of the 2020 and 2021 recipients will occur in 2021 at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and Gaylord-Pickens Museum.

2021 Dates:

  • NOMINATIONS DEADLINE: Friday, March 26
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2019 Meg Salyer

Oklahoma City


2018 Edie Roodman

Oklahoma City

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2017 John M. "Chip" Fudge

Oklahoma City


2016 Jan Peery

Oklahoma City

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2015 Debby Hampton

Oklahoma City

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2014 Kari Watkins

Oklahoma City

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2013 Tricia Everest

Oklahoma City

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2012 Paul Massad


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2011 Bill Thrash

Oklahoma City

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2010 Bob Burke

Oklahoma City

For more information about the Lee Allan Smith Oklahoma Legacy Award, contact Gini Moore Campbell, vice president, at 405.523.3202.