2017 Community Statesmen Honorees

The 2017 Heritage of Odessa Community Statesmen honorees were recognized at the annual award dinner Thursday evening at the MCM Grandé Hotel and FunDome. Honorees seated from left are: Steve Brannan, Law; Jane Boles, Philanthropy; Carol Uranga, Humanities, Virginia Ellen Chisum, Government; M. Elayne Hunt, Education; and Wes Hunt, Community Service. Standing from left are: Robert Hollomann, Arts; Dr. Steven Wiehle, Service in a Profession; David Simpson, Business; Pastor Corey Speer, Religion; Clay Kemper, Ranching; and Dr. Shanti Neerukonda, Health and Science. Not pictured: Matt Rist, Media.