Agriculture: Cliff Gibbs Ranch, Siloam Springs
Conservation: Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission
Construction: Nabholz Construction
Government: Grand River Dam Authority, Oklahoma
Technical/Research/Education: John Brown University
Volunteers of the Year: Tom and Lisa Edmiston
AGRICULTURE: Don Mayer, Dynamic Dairy, Bentonville, AR
BUSINESS: Mars-Wrigley: Alison Fox-Carney Jones, Sr. Logistics; Harvey Millar, Vice President; Matt Tice, Sr. Category Manager
CONSERVATION: Watershed Conservation Resource Center: Sandi Formica & Matt VanEps
CONSTRUCTION: HHT Design & Professional Landscape: Hank Thomas & Keith Hunter
EDUCATION: Helen Tyson Middle School E.A.S.T.: Brittany Berry, E.A.S.T Facilitator
GOVERNMENT: Arkansas Forestry Commission: Patti Erwin, Urban Forestry Coordinator
RON & JENNIFER MICHAELS VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR: Hal and Vicki Johnson, Arkansas Master Naturalists
2014 Golden Paddle Award in Agriculture: Cassie and Scott Davis, Prairie Grove, AR
2014 Golden Paddle Award in Business: Gentry Chamber of Commerce- Mayor Kevin Johnston and Bev Saunders
2014 Golden Paddle Award in Conservation: Arkansas Natural Resources Commission, Tony Ramick and Allen Brown
2014 Golden Paddle Award in Construction: Patrick Tenney, Vice President of Baldwin-Shell
2014 Golden Paddle Award in Education: Liz Smith, Russell D. Jones Elementary School, Rogers
2014 Golden Paddle Award in Government: Arkansas State House Representatives Dan Douglas, MaryLou Slinkard, Charlene Fite, Les Carnine
2014 Ron and Jennifer Michaels Volunteer of the Year: Kent Gaddy, Motorola; Roland Pinault, Walmart ISD
2013 Golden Paddle Award in Agriculture - Jerry Hunton, Lincoln, AR farmer, former Washington County Judge and House of Representative, AR Legislature, and current ANRC Commissioner
2013 Golden Paddle Award in Business - Archie Schaffer, EVP, Corporate Affairs Tyson Foods, retired
2013 Golden Paddle Award in Conservation - NWA Master Naturalists, Steve Sampers, president
2013 Golden Paddle Award in Construction - Tom Hopper, Chairman, Crafton Tull
2013 Golden Paddle Award in Government - Benton County Environmental Affairs
2013 Golden Paddle Awards in Technical/Research/Eduction Fields -
Dr. Andrew Sharlpley, University of Arkansas
Dr. Joshua Payne, Oklahoma State University
2013 Ron and Jennifer Michaels Volunteer of the Year Award to Dr. Ralph Weber, NWA Master Naturalist
2012 Golden Paddle Award in Business - Waste Management, George Wheatley and August Ritter III
2012 Golden Paddle Award in Agriculture - Brent Butler and Green Country Farms
2012 Golden Paddle Award in Conservation - Cave Springs 4-H Club
2012 Golden Paddle Award in Construction - Alta Greenways Planning, Chuck Flink, CEO
2012 Golden Paddle Award in Government - City of Rogers, Arkansas
2012 Golden Paddle Award in Technical, Research, Education Fields - Justin Leflar, Holt Middle School
2011 Business Golden Paddle Award -Walmart Stormwater Compliance, Mark Goldsmith and Team
2011 EcoModern Flats Team, led by Jeremy Hudson, earned the Construction Golden Paddle Award.
2011 Mark Simmons, Chair of Simmons Foods, won the Golden Paddle Award in Agriculture.
2011 Tracie Ashley and Principal Holmes from Prairie Grove Middle School EAST received the Golden Paddle for Technical, Research, and Education.
2011 Conservation Golden Paddle Award went to The Nature Conservancy: Cord Gallipeau, Mark Kottmeyer, Mike Slay, Ethan Inlander, Tim Snell, and Scott Simon.
2011 Golden Paddle Award in Government went to Cherokee Nation Environmental Programs, received by Larry Adair.
2011 Golden Paddle Award in Government also went to the City of Siloam Springs, received by City Director Ken Krafft, Scott Hodge, and Tom Myers.