Last updated on 1/2/2019

Name Year Notes
Chris Barnes 2018 Double Oak, Texas, held his first Chris Barnes Thanksgiving Classic in 2004, and has awarded more than 260 youth bowlers with more than $200,000 in scholarship assistance since then. In 2008, when his son, Troy, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2008. Chris and wife Lynda played a key role in the formation of Strike Out Diabetes and they have devoted non-stop attention to support the the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ever since, creating awareness and advancing education in the fight against juvenile diabetes.
Del Ballard Jr. 2017 Keller, Texas, converted his own battle with tonsil cancer into a successful, ongoing “Ballard Vs. the Big C” fund-raising program that had raised more than $300,000 in its first seven years.
Rhino Page 2016 Orlando, Fla., for his involvement with the Thomas Cacioppo family in New York in raising more than $225,000 to combat the debilitating digestive tract disorders Crohns and Colitis.
Ed Godbout 2015 Felton, Calif., for establishing several charitable initiatives in Reyes’ name including the Tony Reyes Memorial Scholarship and the Tony Reyes Memorial Youth/Adult Doubles Tournament.
Missy Parkin 2014 Laguna Hills, Calif., for her work in organizing the Baby Reesa Foundation fundraiser which supports families with children born with Krabbe Disease.
Parker Bohn III 2013 Jackson, N.J., for his work with two charitable endeavors he established – the Striking Out Sandy fundraiser and his annual Parker Bohn III Scholarship Tournament.