Devon Community Hero: 2008-09 Honorees


The Devon Community Hero Award, presented by the Thunder, is designed to honor outstanding Oklahomans who are making a significant difference in their community through their personal contributions of time, talent and/or finances. The program strives to recognize a wide diversity of people, from well-known Oklahomans to everyday heroes, highlighting the unique contributions they’ve made.

To Nominate a Community Hero,

2008-09 HONOREES

2008-09 honorees included:

Clara Luper

- Oklahoma Civil Rights leader

Army Maj. Edward Pulido

- who works on behalf of injured veterans


- An Edmond North High School student group, who raised nearly $200,000 for the Make-a-Wish Foundation

Max Yardley

- a Boy Scout who rescued a neighbor during a tornado

Christopher Dill

- Fallen Oklahoma City firefighter

Wayman Tisdale

- Oklahoma basketball legend