Awards

Leadership Springfield strives to honor those who have gone above and beyond to inspire, develop, connect and serve their community

O. Franklin Kenworthy

Award

Established in memory of Franklin Kenworthy – a member of Signature Class 3 and a posthumous graduate of Class 3 – the Kenworthy Award for Outstanding Leadership seeks to celebrate alumni who exemplify:

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Commitment to Leadership Springfield

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Involvement in Community Service Activities

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Good Citizenship

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All current Leadership Springfield Members

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Outstanding Leadership Qualities

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High Moral and Ethical Standards

2019 Kenworthy Recipient

Each year, we honor a local leader with the O. Franklin Kenworthy Award for Outstanding Leadership to thank them for their service in the community an honor their leadership prowess.

Dr. Thomas Prater

Mattax-Neu-Prater Eye Center
Class 5

Past Recipients of the Kenworthy Leadership Award

2018
Alina Lehnert
Class 23
2017
Joe Page
Class 13
2016
David Hall
Class 21
2015
Scott Miller
Class 20
2014
Steve Gassel
Class 19
2013
John Gentry
Honorary Member
2012
John Horton
Class 18
2011
John Twitty
Class 8
2010
Jim Anderson
Class 4
2009
Jodie Adams
Class 19
2008
Greg Burris
Class 16
2007
Ann Marie Baker
Class 12
2006
Morey Mechlin
Class 9
2005
Brent Dunn
Class 12
2004
Mary Kay Ross
Class 10
2003
James Lewis
Class 8
2002
Mark Powell
Class 6
2001
Doug Jackson
Class 4
2000
O. Keran Lemons
Class 7
1999
Robert Helm
Class 3
1998
Tim Rosenbury
Class 3
1997
Jerry Harmison, Jr.
Class 5
1996
Andy Montebello
Honorary Member
1995
Jami Peebles
Class 5
1994
Sally Hargis
Class 1
1993
Bob Barefield
Honorary Member
1992
Patti Stoner
Class 5
1991
Bob Menard
Class 2
1991
Louis Griesemer
Class 1
1990
Brian Fogle
Class 3
1989
Gerry Lee
Class 2

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