The next Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017

Class of 2017 Inductees to be honored have been selected, as follows:

MIKE DONAHUE, class of ‘74, western artist. He was invited by the Oklahoma Art Council to show a retrospective of his work in the Governor’s Gallery and was the 2011 recipient of the Academy of Western Artist’s Will Rogers Award for Artist of the Year. He has received numerous awards in the western and horseman art genre and has been featured on numerous magazine covers.

TOMMY EVANS, Class of ’49, deceased, wrestling silver medalist in the 1951 Helsinki Olympic Games, PAN American Games gold medalist, University of Oklahoma wrestling coach leading a team to the national title in his first season, head coach for 1968 US Olympic freestyle team, and an Air Force and Army pilot.

JOE JOHNSON, Class of ’66, award winning author, graphic designer and songwriter. He is a filmmaker, music producer, publisher, accomplished artist, photographer, and journalist. He has written. directed and supervised music for various film and TV programs. He is also the creator of the McDonald’s Happy Meal.

JO ANNE MEADE LEWIS, Class of ’55, children’s advocate, community activist, interior designer, and  artist. Jo Anne has been an enthusiastic supporter and fundraiser for various education, art and community entities. She is a valiant supporter of Will Rogers High School, the students and the faculty.

PAULA LeFAN STOVER, Class of ’59, performing arts management, 26 year director of Oklahoma City’s Lyric theater, instrumental in the urban development and reservation of an urban area in Oklahoma City, recipient of the Governor’s Art Award, and volunteer in community, church and the arts.


9:00 AM – Induction Assembly

Will Rogers College & Jr High School Auditorium

Student Body, Students, Family and Friends
Donations appreciated  but not required

6:00 PM – Celebratory Dinner and Silent Auction

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
777 West Cherokee Street, Catoosa, OK
18th Floor “Skye Room”
$75.00 per person –
Sponsorships and Table Reservations available

Complimentary valet parking

For more information, please contact:

Roberta Scott Hamilton

Beth Abdo Dennis
918-638-1752 ©

WRHS Community Foundation, Inc
PO Box 52845 Tulsa, OK 74152