Jere Annis Winners

The Jere Annis Leadership Award was established in 1989 by the Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association to honor the late Dr. Jere Annis, an organizer of the Leadership Lakeland Program, past president of the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce, and Chairman of Leadership Lakeland I and II. Dr. Annis, who died in 1989, was a founder of the Watson Clinic.

The award recognizes a graduate of the Leadership Lakeland program who has provided consistent leadership in creating community understanding and enhancing the quality of life in the Lakeland community.

Honored Recipients

John T. Cannon III – 1989

Hunt Berryman – 1990

Terry S. Wilson – 1991

T. Lynn Craven – 1992

Barney Barnett – 1993

Darlene Eanett – 1994

Ralph Weeks – 1995

Lyonal B. Lindsey, Jr. – 1996

Carol Jenkins Barnett – 1997

John A. Attaway, Jr. – 1998

Frank O’Reilly – 1999

Ronald L. Clark – 2000

Ralph “Buddy” Fletcher – 2001

Alice O’Reilly – 2002

R. Howard Wiggs – 2003

Clayton Hollis – 2004

Anne Furr – 2005

Bill Mutz -2006

Hollis Hooks -2007

Nancy Cattarius – 2008

Jack Stephens -2009

Edie Yates -2010

Ed Crenshaw – 2011

John A. Rodda – 2012

Steve Bissonnette – 2013

Larry Durrence – 2014