An All-Star Evening

Dan Gable Character Counts In Iowa annually honors an individual who consistently demonstrates good character as a public role model with the Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award. The 2014 Ray Pillar of Character Award recipient is wrestling legend Dan Gable. The Ray Awards are presented by Character Counts In Iowa and reflect former Gov. Robert D. Ray’s lifelong commitment to civility and character development. The award is presented each spring to individuals who consistently demonstrate good character as a visible role model.   Past recipients include

  • Fred Hoiberg
  • Aaron Kampman
  • Dallas Clark
  • Shawn Johnson
  • Norman Borlaug
  • Hayden Fry
  • Dr. Tom Davis
  • Coach Ed Thomas (posthumously).

Mr. Gable will be presented with the Ray Award at our annual fundraising event, An All-Star Evening, on April 11, 2014! For ticket information, please call Kitty Olsen at 515-244-7115 or download more information here.   Current All-Stars scheduled to attend:

  • Ed Banach
  • Gary Barta
  • Casey Blake
  • Congressman Leonard Boswell
  • Bob Bowlsby
  • Tom Brands
  • Governor Terry Branstad
  • Lisa Brinkmeyer
  • Jed Brown
  • Ben Bruns
  • Dallas Clark
  • Jared Clauss
  • Dan Doerflein
  • Mike Doughty
  • Mike Duroe
  • AJ Edds
  • Brian Ferentz
  • Kirk Ferentz
  • Jim Hallihan
  • Sandy Hatfield Club
  • Scott Helverson
  • Tim Johnson
  • Nate Kaeding
  • Mitch Kelly
  • Aliou Keita
  • Chuck Long
  • Mark May
  • Kyle McCann
  • Pete McMahon
  • John Mickelson
  • Brett Moffitt
  • Ben Peterson
  • Tyler Sash
  • Scott Siepker
  • Gareth Smith
  • Ken Stephenson
  • Jessica VerSteeg
  • Matt Wagner
  • Seneca Wallace
  • Casey Wiegmann
  • LeVar Woods
  • Chuck Yagla
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