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NSU Centurions

Established during the 2009 Centennial Founders Day Celebration, the Centurion honor is awarded annually to members of the Northeastern State University family alumni, faculty, staff, and students, whether past or present who impacted the life of the nominator, the Northeastern community, or the public at large.

2022 Centurions was on Friday, March 4, 2022 at 11:30 a.m.


2022 Centurion Honorees

  • William “Bill” Bright (deceased), 1943 alumnus
  • Bob Ed (deceased) & Jo Ellen Culver, 1956 alumnus and community supporter
  • Dr. Ebony Johnson, 1999, 2001 alumna
  • Dr. Debbie Landry, NSU faculty and staff
  • Dr. Daniel Savage, NSU faculty
  • Eldee Starr (Se-hah-yah Noxie) (deceased), 1899 alumna, faculty (Cherokee National Female Seminary)
  • Darrell Sullenger, 1952 alumnus
  • Dr. Paul Westbrook, NSU faculty and staff
  • Richard Zellner (deceased), 1974, 1980 alumnus, NSU faculty

The 2022 Centurion Honoree Luncheon recording will be available on this page shortly after the event.  

  • Dr. Sally Armstrong
  • Tony Dearman
  • Dr. Suzanne Farmer
  • Dr. James and Hon. Rebecca Gore
  • Dr. Justin LindseyHenry McCabe
  • Dr. Ray Stearns
  • Dr. Virginia Drywater-Whitekiller

  • Dr. Barbara Abercrombie
  • Jerry Adsit
  • Dr. Harold Aldridge, Jr.
  • Brenda Bradford
  • S. Joe Crittenden
  • Dr. Charles Gourd
  • Dr. James Buster Hall
  • Robin Johnson
  • Dr. Mitch Ricketts
  • Dr. Sue Woods

  • Mr. Ed Brocksmith
  • Mr. Joe Byrd
  • Ms. Anne Cottrill
  • Mr. Mike Fine
  • Mr. Jack Kaufman
  • Mr. Charles Seat
  • Dr. Stephen E. Smith
  • Dr. Vaud A. Travis
  • Dr. Hank Van Veen
  • Mr. & Mrs. Scott & Tommye Wright

  • Dr. Renée Cambiano
  • Ms. Lynn Cyert
  • Mr. Chuck Hoskin
  • Ms. Barbara Fuller
  • Mr. John Lowe*
  • Mr. Todd Mutzig
  • Dr. Barbara Reed
  • Mr. Lanny Reed
  • Mr. John Yeutter
  • Ms. Judy Ziehr