Special Awards

Ad Person of the Year

This award recognizes that individual member who has shown dedication to and has made great contributions to the club, as well as show exceptional advertising work during the past year.

Dan Kilgo Community Service Award

This award is given by our club to an individual from the greater Tuscaloosa area who has done much to serve the interests of the entire community. This person does NOT have to be a member of our club and should be noted for activities in many fields.

Silver Medal

This is the highest honor bestowed by AAF Tuscaloosa. Your nominee does NOT have to be a member of our club. The winner must have a strong record of achievement over a continuous period of time for their firm or group of companies. Their success may have come in an advertising agency, for an advertiser, or in publishing or broadcasting. The winner should have displayed creative thinking in whatever phase of advertising they have worked. The winner must be known as a person of integrity within their company and community and have been active in organizations dedicated to some phase of human or social welfare. Click here to view past winners.

Ad Person of the Year Award Recipients

Otto Miller 1974
Bruce Roche 1978
Jack Andrews 1983
Craig Woodward 1984
Judy Giles 1985
Sheri Arnold 1986
Dan Meissner 1987
Michele Elrod 1988
Joel Mask 1989
Betty Heard 1990
Michele Massey 1991
Ronnie Quarles 1992
Laura Madison 1993
Susan Richards Tucker 1994
Annie Ellis 1995
Michele Massey 1996
Kathleen Hines 1997
Jimmy Warren 1998
LeAnn Perry 1999
Cynthia Lacey 2000
Angie Hughes 2001
Lisa Aplin 2002
Keith LaCoste 2003
Brad Fisher 2004
Lillian Quarles 2005
Katy Grimsley 2006
Nancy Lambert-Brown 2007
Laura Lee 2008
Michael Washington 2009
Adam Miller 2010
Tracy Sims 2011
Julie Salter 2012
Tabitha Bostick 2013
Brad Fisher 2014
Chris Powell 2015
Sam Kirkwood 2016
Deidre Stalnaker 2017
Rebecca Royen 2018

Dan Kilgo Community Service Award Recipients

Jack Warner Gulf States Paper 1974
Fred Maxwell University of Alabama 1977
Mary Ann Phelps    
Malcolm Portera University of Alabama 1984
Jack Warner Gulf States Paper 1985
Charles Land The Tuscaloosa News 1986
Fran Viselli Bama-Bino Pizza 1989
Jim Harrison Harco Drug 1990
Dennis Hall Jim Walter Resources 1991
Johnnie Aycock Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama 1994
Anthony Topazi Alabama Power/IDA 1995
Verta Barr   1996
Bill Landford   1997
Dick Johnson South Central Bell 1998
Terry Waters Alabama Power 1999
Star Bloom   2000
Barry Mason University of Alabama 2003
Joyce Sellers Tuscaloosa County Schools 2004
Jerry Belk   2005
Jim Harrison III   2006
Sarah Patterson University of Alabama 2007
David DeSantis Tuscaloosa Toyota 2008
Walt Maddox Mayor, City of Tuscaloosa 2009
Robert Witt University of Alabama 2010
Kellee Reinhart University of Alabama System 2016
Judy Holland High Socks for Hope 2017
Angie Hughes WVUA TV 2018

Silver Medal Award Recipients

Snow Hinton Mayor, City of Tuscaloosa 1971
Clyde Price WACT 1976
Russ Chappell Group One Advertising 1978
Bruce Roche University of Alabama 1979
Alice Lewis First State Bank 1982
Jack Gorday South Central Bell 1983
Camille Elebash University of Alabama 1984
Craig Woodward Alabama Press Association 1985
Dennis Hall Jim Walter Resources 1986
Jack Andrews Patrick Outdoor 1987
Jimmy Warren TotalCom 1988
Gary Creek TotalCom 1989
Charles Land The Tuscaloosa News 1990
Betty Heard Harco Drug 1992
Brad Fisher DCH Regional Medical Center 1994
James Boone The Tuscaloosa News 1995
Susan Richards Tucker Tucker Marketing Group 1996
Ed Mullins University of Alabama 1997
Dan Meissner Gulf States Paper 1998
Laura Lineberry University of Alabama 2000
Michele Massey Riverhill 2001
Joel Mask   2003
Fred Deloach   2004
Houston and Voncile Pearce   2005
Newell Allen   2006
Keith LaCoste   2008
Angie Hughes   2009
Lori Moore   2010
Camille Shotts WVUA-TV 2011
Lucy Arnold Sikes   2012
Teri Henley   2013
Easty Lambert-Brown   2015
Tracy Sims University of Alabama 2016
Jimmy Shaw JRD, Inc., TTI, Inc., Warrior Broadcasting, Inc., TTI Properties, Inc. 2017
Adam Miller Theatre Tuscaloosa 2018