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Wilkes Agricultural Hall of Fame

Applications 

2024 Applications are Open as of March 1, 2024.

The deadline to submit a nomination is June 7, 2024.

2023 Inductee

The Wilkes County Agricultural Hall of Fame Committee 
inducted 

 

Perry “Ty” Lowe III

 

on Thursday, November 16th at 6:00 p.m.

At the Wilkes County Agricultural Center.

https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/apple-industry-leader-in-hall-of-fame/article_2bc13d0c-5dee-570f-8b08-369d817c8275.html

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Previous Ag Hall of Fame Inductees

Name
Year Inducted
Article Link
Mr. Perry "Ty" Lowe III
2023
Mr. Charles Fred Lovette
2005
https://www.journalpatriot.com/wilkes-ag-hall-of-fame-has-19-inductees/article_40e06046-00ec-57ff-afba-c87a806d5303.html
Mr. Lewis Henry Petree
2006
Mr. Thomas Wiley Ferguson
2007
Mr. Lester G. Cockrham
2008
Mr. Dwight D. Williamson
2009
Mr. Thomas Otto Minton
2010
Mr. Edwin H. McGee
2010
Mr. Tam Spicer Hutchinson, Sr.
2011
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/tam-hutchinson-sr-in-ag-hall-of-fame/article_56f69ae8-e9fe-11e0-af9b-001a4bcf6878.html
Mr. John Walter Brown
2012
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/brown-inducted-into-ag-hall-of-fame/article_69d79504-099c-11e2-8809-0019bb30f31a.html
Mr. Revoy Reece Jordan
2013
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/jordan-inducted-into-local-ag-hall-of-fame/article_677e663a-2790-11e3-b315-0019bb30f31a.html
Mr. & Mrs. Hill & Edith Carter
2014
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/carters-inducted-into-wilkes-agricultural-hall-of-fame/article_cd76f0c6-45a6-11e4-b0d5-001a4bcf6878.html
Dr. Charles S. Jackson, DVM
2015
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/stinson-jackson-in-ag-hall-of-fame/article_e30fb858-6d1b-11e5-b03c-3376c61a572b.html
Dr. Walter T. Stinson, DVM
2015
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/stinson-jackson-in-ag-hall-of-fame/article_e30fb858-6d1b-11e5-b03c-3376c61a572b.html
Mr. James Nielsen Andrews
2016
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/poultry-nutritionist-inducted-into-wilkes-ag-hall-of-fame/article_28c41ed6-8736-11e6-a080-6336ac753801.html
Mr. Eugene Bower Walker
2017
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/former-east-wilkes-ag-teacher-in-hall-of-fame/article_79536226-b33b-11e7-957c-67403ac7dbfe.html
Mr. Charlie Odell Lovette
2018
Mr. Howard Wilborn Blackburn, Sr.
2019
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/blackburn-inducted-into-ag-hall-of-fame/article_c512c232-f728-11e9-a257-d32f06d08a8a.html
Mr. Gary Blake
2020
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/ag-honoree-known-for-ability-to-change/article_e84b8285-dacc-5906-a116-b15c2800f842.html
Mr. & Mrs. John Robert & Nancy Alexander Church
2022
https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/churches-inducted-into-ag-hall-of-fame/article_a557f1f6-3a70-50dd-9969-c9bb86e9a243.html

Board Members

  1.  Dr. Bill Davis Jr. - Chair 

  2. Johnny Sturgill - Vice Chair 

  3. Gwen T. Minton - Treasurer 

  4. Julia Hardy - Secretary 

  5. Robert Baldwin - Member

  6. Josh Brown - Member

  7. Mark Church - Member

  8. Scott Green - Member

  9. Jeremiah Greene - Member

  10. Arnold Lakey - Member

  11. Dane Mastin - Member

  12. Matt Miller - Member

  13. James Motsinger - Member

  14. Tammy Sidden - Member

  15. Michael Todd - Member

  16. Wes Tuttle - Member

  17. Sam Whittington - Member

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