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River Hero Honorees

2022 Bill McLean and Family

2021 Kyndel & Laura Bennett

2020 Tim Timmerman

2017 Peggy Winkler

2016 Pam Akins

2015 Family of Lyndon & Lady Bird Johnson

2014 Gary Farmer

2013 Ray Wilkerson

2012 Charles Williams • John Burke

2011 Debbie Richardson • Florence Shapiro

2010 Hughes & Betsy Abell • Austin American Stateman Bill Moore • Matthew Evans

2009 Stephanie Koenig • Troy Fraser • PBS&J Env. Commitment Ray Benson • Turk Pipkin

2008 Joe Beal • Kip Averitt • Pete Winstead • Barbara ten Brink Lady Bird Johnson

2007 Andrew Sansom • Woodbine Development • Michael & Pam Reese Jimmie Dale & Janet Gilmore • Meredith Keelan • Tom Craddick

2006 Patricia & Robert Ayres • Judy McCoy Ed & Susan Auler • David Dewhurst • John P. Cowan

2005 Jeff Wentworth • Pam Meier • CH2M Hill Chairman Kathleen Hartnett White • Greg B. Westmoreland Vanishing TX River Cruise

2004 Will Wynn • John Graves • John Moore • Mary Eastberg Quentin Martin • Wyman Meinzer

2002 Haskell Simon • Elisabeth Welsh • Robby Cook • Susan Combs Tex Robertson • The Lake LBJ Fish and Habitat Committee

2001 Mark Rose • Ken Armbrister • Kirk Watson • Les Apelt Pete Laney • Rick Perry