LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

YEAR RECIPIENT NAME AFFILIATION PHOTOS
2017 John T. Popp Natural Resource Partners (NRP), retired
Yes
2016 Rudy Vogt Cumberland Valley Resources, LLC
Yes
2015 Faith Fiene Environmental Branch-Head
Department of Military Affairs (retired)
Yes
2014 Dr. James C. Cobb Kentucky Geological Survey
State Geologist & Director
Yes
2013 Gil Cumbee Vice President, GeoScience Consultants Inc. No
2012 Michael P. Sanders Private Consultant Yes
2011 Thomas Ryavek
(presented posthumously)
Lexington Coal Company No
2010 Charlie Mason Morehead State University No
2009 Frank Ettensohn University of Kentucky No
2008 David A. Williams Kentucky Geological Survey No
2007 Ken W. Fishel Private Consultant No
2006 James F. Howard Private Consultant No
2005 David K. Hylbert Morehead State University No
2004 Avery E. Smith Private Consultant No
2003 Samuel H. Norris Norris Well Services No
2002 Larry R. Rhodes Rhodes Incorporated No
2001 Robert E. Fox Term Energy Corporation No
2000 Henry M. Morgan Private Consultant No
1999 John C. Philley Morehead State University No
1998 James K. Vincent Private Consultant No
1997 William MacQuown University of Kentucky No
1996 Wallace H. Hagan Kentucky Geological Survey No