Centennial Lions

The Centennial Lion recipient is selected each year by the Greater Kansas City Alumni Association of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. The award is presented to an alumnus whose accomplishments are above and beyond that which is expected and whose thoughts and actions bring honor to the fraternity.

Year AwardedNameChapter/SchoolYear Initiated
1994John F. MillerMissouri Gamma1964
1994Alan R. StetsonKansas Beta1980
1994Joseph H. 'Joe' Vaughan, JrKansas Alpha1971
1995Jeffrey D. HughesKansas Beta1976
1995John P. StacyKansas Alpha1968
1996Jerome V. 'Jerry' BalesMissouri Delta1971
1996Joseph 'Joe' KessingerMissouri Alpha1981
1997Larry P. BeckerKansas Beta1964
1997John ErtzKansas Alpha1987
1998Joseph 'Jay' Butler, IVKansas Alpha1978
1999Mark E. CurryMissouri Delta1991
2000Paul E. NealMissouri Alpha1987
2001John T. 'Terry' DwyerKansas Alpha1980
2002Mark E. HassenfluKansas Beta1984
2003Award Not Presented
2004Jay M. HowardKansas Alpha1990
2005Thomas 'Tim' McFarlandKansas Alpha1973
2006Bryson 'Bryce' PettyKansas Alpha1990
2007Scott WardMissouri Alpha1988
2008Brad SmithKansas Beta1975
2009Jeff 'Yogi' CookIowa Sigma1977
2010Matthew LeismanMissouri Alpha1988
2011Thornton PhisterMissouri Alpha1988
2012Terry RothMissouri Alpha1987
2013JD "Bubba" FairKansas Beta1996
2014John HatfieldKansas Beta1973
2015John Miller Jr.Missouri Gamma1993
2016Eric ChapmanNebraska Lambda-Pi1977
2016Scott RichartMissouri Alpha1985
2017John Jurcyk
2018William MageeMissouri Alpha

* Deceased