E.B. KnightThe E.B. Knight Journal Award was established in recognition of Knight's outstanding contributions to NACTA, after his death in 1965. 
 
E.B. Knight received his graduate degrees from the University of Missouri. He taught 1939-1949at the University of  Tennessee and 1949-1964 at the Tennessee Polytechnic Institute. E.B. Knight was a charter member of  NACTA, served as first President 1955-56, was Editor of the Journal from 1958-1960, and author of numerous  articles published in the NACTA Journal.
 
 
 
Year Recipient Institution
2019
Robert Dalton
Pat Crawford
Lydia Weiss
Wendy Fink
Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Michigan State University
APLU, Washington, DC

2018
Barry L. Boyd
Kim E. Dooley
Jenna S. Kurten
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University

2017 Georgeanne M. Artz
Christian R. Boessen
Keri L. Jacob
Iowa State University
Iowa State University
Iowa State University

2016 Christopher M. Estepp
T. Grady Roberts
Sul Ross State University, TX
University of Florida

2015 C.D. Stevenson
G.K. Harris
North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University

2014
Christopher T. Stripling 
Glenn D. Israel
T. Grady Roberts
University of Tennessee 
University of Florida
University of Florida

2013 Christopher M. Estepp
T. Grady Roberts
Hannah S. Carter
University of Florida
University of Florida
University of Florida

2012 John C. Ewing
Daniel D. Foster
M. Susie Whittington
Penn State University
Penn State University
The Ohio State University

2011 Mary Wilson
Carol Cook
F. Bailey Norwood
Stillwater, OK
Farmington, NM
Oklahoma State University

2010 Heidi Radunovich
Eboni Baugh
Elaine Turner
University of Florida
University of Florida
University of Florida

2009 Amy R. Smith
Bryan Garton
University of Missouri
University of Missouri

2008 Janice Branson
Bruce Green 
Tennessee Tech University
Tennessee Tech University

2007 Gina M. McAndrews
Jean Goodwin
Russell E Mullen
Iowa State University
Iowa State University
Iowa State University

2006 Bryan L. Garton
Tracy Kitchel
Anna Ball
University of Missouri
University of Missouri
University of Illinois, Urbana

2005 Kristina Boone
Marvin R Willyard
Kansas State University
Kansas State University

2004 Karen Cachevki
Jane Nelson
Donald M. McLeod
University of Wyoming
University of Wyoming
University of Wyoming

2003 R. Kirby Barrick
Phil Buriak
Cleora J. D'Arcy
Jim Javenkoski
Bruce Litchfield
Shelly J. Schmidt
University of Illinois
University of Illinois
University of Illinois
University of Illinois
University of Illinois
University of Illinois

2002 Graham A. Jones
M. Susie Whittington
University of Saskatchewan
University of Saskatshewan

2001 R. Kirby Barrick
Don M. Edwards
Marvin E. Oetting
University of Illinois
University of Nebraska
College of the Ozarks

2000 Brenda S. Seevers
Thomas J. Dormody
Dawn M. VanLeeuwen
New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University

1999 Robert C. Golembiewski Montana State University

1998 M. Susie Whittington Penn State University

1997 Andrew Barkley Kansas State University

1996 ______  ______ 

1995 Debra K. Aaron
Donald G. Ely
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky

1994 Marion F. Baumgardner
Lee E. Schweitzer
Purdue University
Purdue University

1993 Robert C. Sorensen
J.P. Lunde
B.K. Dierberger
D.M. McCallister
University of Nebraska
University of Nebraska
University of Nebraska
University of Nebraska

1992 Richard F. Stinson
Andrew P. Barkley
Pennsylvania State University
Kansas State University

1991 Galen Dodge
Rick Foster
University of Nebraska
University of Nebraska

1990
Janet C. Pickford
L.H. Newcomb
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University

1989 James Knight The Ohio State University

1988 L.H. Newcomb
Marilyn K. Trefz
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University

1987 Josef M. Broder
Jack E. Houston
University of Georgia
University of Georgia

1986 JLaverne Barrett
Robert Sorensen
Ted Hartung
University of NE-Lincoln
University of NE-Lincoln
University of NE-Lincoln

1985 Virginia I. Lohr
Donald J. Cotter
New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University

1984 Douglas A. Bernstein University of Illinois

1983 Josef M. Broder
R.W. Hilwig
CO. Jacobs
University of Georgia
University of Arizona
University of Arizona

1982 L.H. Newcomb The Ohio State University

1981 Reed D. Taylor
Michael W. Woolverton
The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University

1980 P.R. Zurbrick
A.K. Dobrenz
F.G. McCormick
University of Arizona
University of Arizona
University of Arizona

1979 David A. Frisbie University of Illinois

1978 Cameron Fincher University of Georgia

1977 Jack C. Every University of Illinois

1976 A.W. "Tom" Burger
Robert D. Seif
University of Illinois
University of Illinois

1975 Terrence H. Cooper
Henry D. Foth
Paul E. Rieke
Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Michigan State University

1974 Leroy Rogers
Myron Wirth
Terry Franel
Washington State University
Washington State University
Washington State University

1973 James F. Evans University of Illinois

1972 Wallace H. Fuller University of Arizona

1971 Jack C. Everly University of Illinois

1970 Frank R. Carpenter
George F. Ekstrom
Kansas State University
Kansas State University

1969 Darrel S. Metcalf University of Arizona