List of Honorees beginning with the letter "K"
- Ethel & James Kerney
The lives of Ethel and James Kearney have been described as truly amazing. Their story as struggling sharecroppers, is one that has captured the essence of the American spirit. The Kearneys’ greatest legacy and most selfless contribution to state and county is their 18 children, who serve as mentors for youth throughout America. (more)
- Dr. Samuel Lee Kountz
The medical profession will be forever enhanced by the contributions of the late Dr. Samuel Lee Kountz. During his lifetime, the internationally reknown pioneer of organ transplant surgery performed, 500 kidney transplants.. An article in the Arkansas Biography Newsletter specifically lauds Kountz as being responsible for discovery of the effectiveness of methyl prednisolone in reversing (more)
- Cortez Kennedy
Cortez Kennedy was born on August 23, 1968, in Osceola, Arkansas, but grew up in Wilson, Arkansas. After graduating from Rivercrest High School in Wilson, where he helped lead his team to the 3-A State Championship in 1985, Kennedy attended Northwest Mississippi Community College. He then won a football scholarship to the University of Miami (more)