An All-Star Evening

We annually honor an individual who consistently demonstrates good character as a public role model with the Robert D. Ray Pillar of Character Award.

The Ray Awards  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

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

 Click here for more information on the 2015 All-Star Evening.

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