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List of Honorees beginning with the letter "C"

  • Abraham Carpenter, Sr and Family

    In the Natural State, only one name is synonymous with first-class produce. The Carpenter family has provided Arkansas-grown produce and unrivaled customer service to Arkansans for more than 40 years. Carpenter’s Produce is a vision realized by Abraham (Sr.) and Katie Carpenter. It started as an experiment. Mrs. Carpenter planted a one-acre plot on the (more)

  • Leo “Jocko” Louis Carter

    There is always a pioneer needed to conquer the landscape of new territories. Leo Louis Carter, or “Jocko” as he was known to his friends and listeners, was that pioneer in the field of urban radio. One of the first radio announcers for KOKY 1440 AM, the first station in Arkansas designed for the culture (more)

  • Dr. Vertie L. Carter

    Vertie L. Carter, historical trailblazer, was born in abject poverty October 19, 1923, in a two-room shack on a white man’s plantation. She walked five miles to the Negro one-room school, studied used books from the white school, lost her eyesight for a year at the age of nine, and raised pigs to graduate from (more)

  • Faye Clarke

    Born Aug. 6, 1931 in Pine Bluff, Ark., Faye Clarke was the first African-American woman to graduate from Harvard Business School. But that isn’t her biggest significant accomplishment. That accomplishment has its roots in her shock and dismay at the abject poverty Ms. Clarke saw in schools during her trips though the South on behalf (more)

  • William Jefferson Clinton

    42nd President of the United States Founder, William Jefferson Clinton Foundation; Co-Chair with Nelson Mandela, International AIDS Trust; Co-Chair with Senator Robert Dole, Families of Freedom Fund; President of the United States 1993-2001; Governor of Arkansas 1979-1981,1983-1992. William Jefferson Clinton was elected President of the United States in 1992, and again in 1996-the first Democratic (more)

  • Dr. James H. Cones

    Coming soon… (more)

  • Milton Crenchaw

    Milton Crenchaw was born and raised in Little rock, Arkansas in 1919. He is the son of the former preacher and community leader, Reverend Joseph C. Crenchaw who died in the late 1950s at the age of 95. In 1941, Mr. Crenchaw was one of the original Flight Instructors for the Tuskegee flight experiment and (more)

  • Dr Granville Coggs

    Dr. Granville Coggs has set and achieved tremendous goals in his life… .as both a four star general an the battle against breast cancer and as an outstanding athlete. His current goal is to be around long enough to win the gold medal in the over 100 age group at the 2025 Senior Olympics in (more)

  • Mike Conley

    On his second jump at the 1992 Summer Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain track-and-field athlete Mike Conley broke the Olympic Games record with a leap of 57 feet, 10 1/2 inches. But that wasn?t his best move. On his last attempt, he leaped into Olympic history with a jump of 59 feet, 7 1/4 inches. (more)

  • Lt. Col. Woodrow W Crockett

    As the proud story of the Tuskegee airmen comes to light, it is only fitting that Arkansas honor one of its own distinguished African-American fliers. Retired Lieutenant Colonel Woodrow W. Crockett. The glorious path taken by this heavily decorated veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict has already culminated in his October 1992 (more)