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Odyssey Medal Recipients

Odyssey Medals are presented by the Hendrix Board of Trustees to individuals whose life achievements exemplify the Hendrix Odyssey Program and accomplishment in artistic creativity, global awareness, leadership and professional development, service to the world, research and special projects. Through their personal and professional accomplishments, Odyssey Medal winners have demonstrated the value of liberal arts education and hands-on learning.

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2015-2016

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Service to the World
Dr. Omer L. Shedd ’93 

Research
Dr. John C. Byrd ’87

Special Projects
Ferris Wendel Norton III ’73
Elizabeth Ragsdale Norton ’75

2014-2015

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Artistic Creativity
Brad Ford '89

Professional and Leadership Development
F.G. "Buddy Villines '69

Research
Elsie Ann McKee '73

2013-2014

Artistic Creativity
Elizabeth Ann "Liz" Langston '84

Professional and Leadership Development
Charles H. "Chuck" Chalfant '81

Research
Derek Lowe '83

Service to the World
Amanda Moore McBride '93

2012-2013

Artistic Creativity
Bret Jones '81

Professional and Leadership Development
John A. Birrer '88

Research
Lorna Kathryn Collins Pierce '59

Service to the World
William Payne Fiser Jr. '75

Special Projects
Dee Davis '81

2011-2012

Artistic Creativity
Bill Ragsdale '83

Global Awareness
Wendy Anderson '93

Professional and Leadership Development
William Temple '73

Research
Ben Schumacher, Ph.D. '82

Service to the World
Dr. Joe Thompson '84

Special Projects
Tommy Sanders '76

2010-2011

Artistic Creativity
Randy Goodrum '69

Global Awareness
Andrea Anderson Gluckman '96

Professional and Leadership Development
George Gleason '74

Research
Steven Barger, Ph.D. '87

Service to the World
Chris Newlin '86

Special Projects
Mark "Max" McCalman '75

2009-2010

Artistic Creativity
Sheri Bylander '85

Global Awareness
Douglas Blackmon '86

Professional and Leadership Development
Bill Fox Jr., Ph.D. '60

Research
Dr. C. Michael Crowder, Ph.D. '82

Service to the World
Eric Kenefick '84

Special Projects
Martha Jane Murray '77

2008-2009

Artistic Creativity
Robyn Hutcheson Horn '73

Global Awareness
Shane Nunn '87

Professional and Leadership Development
Terry J. "T.J." Ticey '80

Research
Dr. Darren K. McGuire '89

Service to the World
Dr. Joseph M. Beck II '77

Special Projects
Bryce Williams Reveley '66

2007-2008

Artistic Creativity
Natalie Canerday '85

Global Awareness
Bracken P. Darrell '85

Professional and Leadership Development
Walter O. Pryor '87

Research
John H. Adams, Ph.D. '78

Service to the World
Dr. Jack L. Blackshear Jr. '64

Special Projects
Kenneth R. Nixon '65

2006-2007

Artistic Creativity
James R. Hayes '88

Professional and Leadership Development
Jana Beattie Eggers '91

Research
R. Edward Hendrick, Ph.D. '68

Service to the World
Dr. Mary Nell Ford '87

Special Projects
Darren D. Peters '90

2005-2006

Artistic Creativity
Susan Dunn Tilley '76

Global Awareness
Alan W. Eastham Jr. '73

Professional and Leadership Development
Theodore H. Bunting Jr. '81

Research
Stephanie L. James, Ph.D. '72

Service to the World
Jennifer Platt '92

Special Projects
Don W. Harrell Jr. '59

2004-05

Global Awareness
Inis L. Claude Jr., Ph.D., '42

Professional and Leadership Development
Linda Pondexter Chesterfield '69

Professional and Leadership Development
R. Paul Craig Jr. '60

Research
Dr. George Sawaya '85

Service to the World
Jo Luck '63

Special Projects
P. Allen Smith '83