Citizen of the Year

Each year at the chamber’s annual banquet we acknowledge the Citizen of the Year. These people have gone above and beyond the call of duty to make Burkburnett a better place to live.  Below is an list of our Citizens of the Year based on our records.

2017 – Margarite Love

2016 – Mike Tugman & Lahoma Vaughn

2015 – Mickey Cornelius

2014 – Jerry Johnson

2013 – Keith Myers

2012 – Lyn Seebo

2011 – Ralph Smith

2010 – Carl Law

2009 – Hugh Halpain

2008 – Charlie McCullough

2007 – Doug Green & Katie Miller

2006 – Bill Vincent

2005 – Tommy Thornton

2004 – Barney Fudge

2003 – Dick West

2002 – Becky Knox

2001 – Jim Weese

2000 – Carla Morrow

1999 – Billy Bod Manzell

1998 – Scott Lobaugh

1996 – Jeep Ellett, Volunteer of Year

1994 – Vernon Duke

1993 – R. D. Allen & Becky Knox

1992 – Mr. & Mrs. Winford Henry, Kurt Marten & Marilyn Ruggles

1991 – Beth Duke & Pat Yarmoski

1990 – Bill Elder & Pat Norris

1989 – Weldon Nix

1988 – Robert Ewing & Wanda Frye

1987 – Jean Walton

1986 – Mickey Cornelius, Jackie Ellett, Donald Patty & Danny Taylor

1985 – Nita Owen & Mary Lou Wolfe

1984 – Steve Bailey, Randy Burchett, Pete Couture

1983 – Jay Carter, Jr. & Carolyn Gray

1982 – Rev. Neal Hess & Col. Robert Poet

1981 – Rita Hudson & Curtis Salyer

1980 – William Howard Clemet & Maarlon Thornton

1979 – Clark Gresham & Dr. Carl Morrison

1978 – Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Bryan & Jesse Williams

1977 – Russell Duvall, Lolly Hartcher, Zac Henderson, Danny Taylor

1976 – Ferne Bloodworth, Billy Ray Mize

1975 – Wayne “Nita” Lax & C. J. Lippard

1974 – Jack Aaron & Catherine Clack

1973 – T. M. Cornelius and Loretta Hunt

1972 – Minnie Benton & Bill Freeman

1971 – Rev. Lamoin Champ & Mrs. Robert Norriss

1970 – Dr. & Mrs. Phillip Carpenter & J. L. Caffee

1969 – I. C. Evans & Marjorie Kaver

1968 – Rev. Don Youngblood