Honors and Achievements
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Named the director of a new public policy center at Ouachita Baptist University's Mike Huckabee School of Education.
Received the League of United Latin American Citizens Leadership Award.
Received the Carl Garner-Al Pollard Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Foundation.
Named Southern Region Runner of the Year by the Road Runners Club of America.
Completed the New York Marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon and twice completed the Little Rock Marathon.
Named honorary chairman of the American Diabetes Association's "America's Walk for Diabetes."
Named to American Cancer Society's Legends Circle.
Named Communicator of the Year by the International Association of Business Communicators Arkansas Chapter.
Received Leadership in Fitness Award from Arkansas Council on Physical Fitness.
Named Arkansan of the Year Award by the Arkansas Broadcasters Association.
Received Amigo Award from the League of United Latin American Citizens.
Received the Pioneer Award the Arkansas Administrative Statewide Information System at the E-Gov 2002 Exposition in Washington, D.C.
Received Meritorious Service Award from the Selective Service System.
Inducted in the American Legion Boys State of Arkansas Hall of Fame.
Inducted in the Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame.
Received Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Alumni Award.
American Sportfishing Association Man of the Year.
Received honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Ouachita Baptist University.
Received honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from John Brown University.
Named Paul Harris Follow of Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.