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GRAND COMMANDERY AWARDS
 

Knight Grand Cross of the Temple Award

Year Recipient
1999 William G. Hinton
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Knight Templar Cross of Honor

The Knight Templar Cross of Honor is an Award that is given Annually by the Grand Commander and recognizes an Individuals Service to the Grand Commandery of Kentucky.

Year Recipient
1965 Wylie B. Wendt *
1966 Clayton Compton, Jr. *
1967 Fern Ivy
1968 Vernon P. Johnson *
1969 William Netherton *
1970 L. Leonard Matherly *
1971 G. E. Black *
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1973 James G. Gordon *
1974 Allen E. Bell *
1975 Fremont W. Blume *
1976 Ted Adams *
1977 Paul H. Hicks
1978 John A. Betterman *
1979 Ollie O. Thompson *
1980 Richard L. Owen
1981 Stanley Gardner
1982 Harold Richardson *
1983 P. Alfred Lindsey *
1984 James B. Wall
1985 Dallas C. Nichols *
1986 Bobby R. Day
1987 George E. Phillips
1988 Ralph E. Proctor *
1989 Joe E. Smith
1990 Robert R. Rainey
1991 Fred Bryant, Jr.
1992 Charles Arrington*
1993 Jeffery May
1994 Raymond Fugate
1995 Leonard McCuiston
1996 J. C. Thomas
1997 Everett L. Parish*
1998 John E. Mitchell
1999 Kurt Legait
2000 Dean Esterly
2001 Richard Lee Parker
2002 Willard Hart
2003 Earl F. Ransdell*
2004 Wiley J.R. Mayfield*
2005 George Brooks
2006 Robert Jordan
2007 James Pedigo
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2011 Michael Roy Grigsby
2012 Randall Partin
2013 Billy Scoff
2014 J. William Brown
2015 William Alderdice
2016 J. William Ryan
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Conrad H. Cates Distinguished Service Award

This award was established in 1992 in honor of then Senior Past Grand Commander Conrad H. Cates for his long dedicated service.  This award is given in recognition for outstanding service and dedication which goes beyond the call of duty to his own Commandery as well as the Grand Commandery of Knights Templar of Kentucky.

Year Commander Recipient
1992 Rodney Williams, Jr. Charles S. Guthrie
1993 William E. Berry Donald M. Estes
1994 Alan Winkenhofer Herbert D. Sledd
1995 Ortis H. Key Kurt Legait
1996 John F. Kirby Keith Duble
1997 Samuel E. Lowe Leonard C. Keeling
1998 Charles D. Stallard James William Ryan
1999 G. Michael Miller, Sr. Dinwiddie Lampton
2000 Gary E. Thornberry John F. Kirby
2001 Robert J. Thomas  
2002 H. Howell Brady, Jr. James R. Bowles
2003 Emery J. DeWitt  
2004 Dean K. Esterly Gary E. Thornberry
2005 R. B. Hooks, Jr.  
2006 James H. King  
2007 Daniel Coleman  
2008 Raleigh C. Foster  
2009 Arius Holbrook, Jr. James D. Reeder
2010 Archie Smallwood James C. Reichert
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Inspection Bowl

The Inspection Bowl is presented to the Commandery that receives the highest inspection score.

Year Recipient
1999 Frankfort Commandery No. 4
2000 Frankfort Commandery No. 4
2001 Ryan Commandery No. 17
2002 Frankfort Commandery No. 4
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2004 Louisville DeMolay Commandery No. 12
2005 Louisville DeMolay Commandery No. 12
2006 Louisville DeMolay Commandery No. 12
2007 Louisville DeMolay Commandery No. 12
2008 Morehead Commandery No. 53
2009 Ryan Commandery No. 17
2010 Louisville DeMolay Commandery No. 12
2011 Ryan Commandery No. 17
2012 Ryan Commandery No. 17
2013 Morehead Commandery No. 53
2014 Ryan Commandery No. 17
2015 Ryan Commandery No. 17
2016 Ryan Commandery No. 17
   
   
 

Greatest Number Increase Plaque

Year Recipient
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1999 Jefferson No. 52
2000 Louisville-DeMolay No. 12
2001 Shelby Commandery No. 32
2002 Princeton No. 35
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Greatest Percentage Increase Plaque

Year Recipient
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1999 Jefferson No. 52
2000 Jefferson No. 52
2001 Shelby Commandery No. 32
2002 Princeton No. 35
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