ORU Recognizes 50 Lifetime Global Achievement Award Recipients

Oral Roberts University is honoring people for lifetime achievement.
Oral Roberts University is honoring people for lifetime achievement. (Facebook)

Oral Roberts University (ORU) will recognize 50 Lifetime Global Achievement Award Recipients during their 50th Anniversary Gala on Friday evening. The award honors individuals or organizations that have made a significant impact in the history of Oral Roberts University and in the world in positive ways as an extension of the University and its mission. Honorees have shown outstanding excellence or deep impact in one or more of the following areas: intellectual advancement, spiritual vibrancy, physical discipline, social adeptness, professional excellence, global focus, University support and/or healing initiative.

Recipients include Dr. Seth Ablorh, Dr. Daniel Amen, Michele Bachmann, Andretti Bain, S. Lee Braxton, James B. Buskirk, Amick Byram, the Cardone Family, Delta Cavner, Mathews Chacko, Dr. Don Colbert, Phil Cooke, Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, the Daugherty Family, Bernis Duke, Ralph and Darlene Fagin, Richard "Rick" Fenimore, Richard Fuqua, Kathie Lee Gifford, Mart Green, Carl Hamilton, Marilyn Hickey, Scott Howard, In His Image, Bill Kuert, Terry Law, Dennis Gordon Lindsay, Madeline Manning Mims, Stephen Mansfield, Dr. J. D. McKean, John and Ruth Merrell, Don Moen, Mike Moore, Myles Munroe, David Osborne, Dr. Paul Osteen, Winnie Perdue, Cindy Perry, Laura Pratt Nelson, Ruth Rooks, Robert Stamps, Larry Stockstill, Jim Stovall, Clifton Taulbert, Ted T. Timmermans, Ken Trickey, Frank Wallace, Pansy Wallace, Larry Wayne Morbitt and Kelly Wright.

Recipients were honored during ORU's 50th Anniversary Gala, which was held at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 23.

Those selected for this notable award were chosen by a committee comprised of ORU alumni, students, administrators, faculty and staff. The committee utilized a rigorous selection process, choosing only 50 recipients out of thousands of potential candidates to receive this honor. Recipients come from all walks of life and offer a multitude of contributions on behalf of ORU around the world.

For more information about ORU's 50th Anniversary Global Celebration Week, visit www.oru.edu/50.  

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