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UK Libraries Medallion for Intellectual Achievement Award Recipients

  • 1990 – Dr. Thomas D. Clark
  • 1991 – Governor Bert T. Combs
  • 1992 – Mr. O. Leonard Press
  • 1993 – Mr. Wendell E. Berry
  • 1994 – Mr. James Still
  • 1995 – Mr. Thomas D. Parrish
  • 1996 – Mr. Clay Lancaster
  • 1997 – Mrs. Carolyn Hammer
  • 1998 – Dr. Bobbie Ann Mason
  • 1999 – Dr. Phillip A. Sharp
  • 2000 – The Honorable Pierce Lively
  • 2001 – Dr. Guy Davenport
  • 2002 – Dr. Nancy Martin
  • 2003 – Mrs. Jean Ritchie Pickow
  • 2004 – Dr. William R. Markesbery
  • 2005 – Mr. Albert P. Smith, Jr.
  • 2006 – Mr. David B. Dick
  • 2008 – Dr. Laman A. Gray, Jr.
  • 2009 – The Honorable Joe Lee
  • 2010 – Dr. George C. Herring
  • 2011 – Mrs. Adalin Wichman
  • 2012 – Dr. John Edward Anthony
  • 2013 – Mr. John Egerton
  • 2014 – Dr. Karl B. Raitz
  • 2015 – Dr. George Wright
  • 2016 – Dr. Jim Klotter
  • 2017 – Dr. F. Douglas Scutchfield
  • 2018 - Dr. Everett McCorvey
  • 2019 - Dr. Robert K. Wallace
  • 2020 - UK Emeritus Professor Robert G. Lawson
  • 2021 - bell hooks
  • 2022 - Dr. Tracy Campbell

UK Libraries Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Scholarship Recipients

  • 2017 - Adrian Weldon
  • 2018 - Mary Margaret Zrull
  • 2019 - Emily Hedges, Hannah Thompson
  • 2021 - Isha Chauhan, Haley Shaver
  • 2022 - Claire-Marie Hall, Isabelle Pethtel

Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award Recipients

  • 2015 - Timothy Peterson
  • 2016 – Margaret Lynn Brewer
  • 2017 - Amy Michele Madsen, Steven K. Riley, Whitney Walker
  • 2018 - Laura Cooley, Dustin Ferrell, Amber Sergent
  • 2019 - Ashley McGaughey, Donnie Wilkerson, Chris Workman
  • 2021 - Jennifer Barlow, Aaron Cain, Brenda Fairchild, Ryan Lewis, Ashley Milar, Gerald Morris