Tonight, September 24, 2019, the Tiger Foundation hosts its annual “Awards of Excellence” event at Ron Robinson Theater from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.
This year’s event will highlight the achievements and contributions to the arts of distinguished Little Rock Central High Alumni:
- Jeff Nichols: Acclaimed film director and screen writer known for his movies Loving, Mud, and Midnight Special
- Craig O’Neill: From prank calls to disc jockey, to entering our hearts and homes each night on THV11
- Art Porter Family: Well-known for their extraordinary musical ability and legacy of continued education in music through scholarships
- Will Trice: Three-time Tony Award winning producer and Executive Artistic Director of the Arkansas Repertory Theater
Each year, the Tiger Foundation honors those who have made a special impact on Little Rock Central High in one of the four pillars of education that the Tiger Foundation has adopted: Academics, Arts, Athletics, and Citizenship.
Previous honorees are:
2016 – the Very Rev. Dr. Christoph Keller, III, Julie Keller, and the late Roosevelt Thompson
2017 – Sam Blair, Dr. Sybil Jordan Hampton
2018 – Muskie Harris, Clyde Horton, and Brooks Robinson