The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an Optometrist or Non-Optometrist in recognition of contributions to optometry over the whole of their careers.
2021 - Steven Levin, OD, Whiting, IN
2020 - Stephan VanCleve, O.D.
2019 - Carl Golightly, O.D. (Posthumously)
2017 - Edwin Marshall, O.D.
2008 - Gerald D. Lowther, O.D.
2005 - Dr. Gordon Heath (Posthumously) and Mr. Ron Wuensch
2004 - Merrill J. Allen, O.D.
2003 - Donald Conner, Sr., O.D.
2002 - Dr. Jim Dixon (Posthumously)
2002 - Dr. Bob Corns (Posthumously)
1998 - Jack W. Bennett, O.D.
1996 - Henry Hofstetter, O.D., Ph.D.
1993 - R. Lewis Scott, O.D.
1989 - Irvin Borish, O.D.
1988 - D. R. Reed, O.D.
1977 - Henry Hofstetter, O.D., Ph.D