DISTINGUISHED LAUREATE SERIES
DATE: TBD 2015
A Word From Our Chairman
It is with profound gratitude that we thank all who played a role in the tremendous success of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Thanks to the Honorees, the sponsors, the many volunteers and the phenomenal steering committee that helped to plan and execute our annual gala. Without each of you our success would not have been possible.
Charles O. Stewart
Meet Our Honorees
Judge Olly Neal was born in the New Hope Community of Lee County on a small family farm. He attended segregated Lee County Public Schools, graduating from Moton High School in 1958. Following high school graduation, Judge Neal attended LeMoyne College for 2 ½ years during which time he was actively involved in challenging segregation in public facilities in the city of Memphis. (more)
Colette D. Honorable was reappointed to a six-year term and designated Chairman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission by Governor Mike Beebe in January 2011. She was appointed to the Arkansas Public Service Commission by Governor Beebe in October 2007, and designated interim Chairman from January through August 2008. (more)