2012 Dr. Jeffrey S. Bland, Chief Science Officer, Metagenics
2011 Michael K. Young, President, University of Washington
2010 Joe Jarzynka, Gig Harbor High School & University of Washington Graduate, Husky Football Hall of Fame Inductee.
2009 Frosty Westering, former PLU Football Coach, Top 10 Most Winningest Coaches in the Country
2008 Dr. Elson S. Floyd, President, Washington State University
2007 John Ladenburg, Pierce County Executive
2006 Terry Bouck, New Superintendent, Peninsula School District
2005 State Representative Larry Seaquist, Capt., USN (Ret.)
2003 Attorney General Christine Gregoire, currently serving as Governor of Washington
2002 Bill Evans, former Tacoma City Councilman and businessman, owner of Pacific Northwest Shops for over 30 years
2001 David Gutterson, Author of “Snow Falling on Cedars”
1999 Jim Coolican, New Superintendent, Peninsula School District
1998 Mike Singletary, former NFL player for the Chicago Bears, and linebacker coach for the Minnesota Vikings
1996 George Russell, President, The Russell Group
1995 Frank Schrontz, Boeing CEO and former Assistant Secretary of the Air Force and Defense.