Leonard Heise Award

The Leonard Heise Award is presented to non-medical eye bankers in recognition of their outstanding devotion to the EBAA's development and for exemplifying the precepts of Leonard Heise, a major contributor to the fight against blindness and one of the EBAA's founders. This award is given at the Annual Meeting.

Former Heise Awardees pictured with the family of Doyce Williams, 2014 Heise Awardee

Former Heise Awardees pictured with the family of Doyce Williams, 2014 Heise Awardee

Heise Awardees

  • 2014: Doyce Williams
  • 2013: Bradley Tennant
  • 2012: Jason Woody
  • 2011: Bruce Varnum
  • 2010: Dean Vavra
  • 2009: Monty Montoya
  • 2007: Brenda Horn
  • 2006: Linda Fraser
  • 2005: Barbara Crow
  • 2004: Florence Johnston
  • 2003: Gerald J. Cole
  • 2002: Mary Beth Danneffel-Mandelkorn
  • 2001: Ginger Miller
  • 2000: Patricia Dahl
  • 1999: Marilyn Lindenauer
  • 1998: John Requard, III
  • 1997: Mary Jane O'Neill
  • 1996: Frances Hughes
  • 1995: Ellen Heck
  • 1993: Fredrick Griffith
  • 1992: PID Gene Polgar
  • 1991: Donna Oiland
  • 1990: Margaret Kelm
  • 1989: C. W. Temples
  • 1988: Emile J. Farge, PhD
  • 1986: Jake Watson
  • 1985: Y. T. Abernathy
  • 1984: A. Howard Snyder
  • 1983: W. M. Goldfinch
  • 1982: Orville Gauthier
  • 1981: R. Kenneth Hudgins
  • 1980: Geraldine & Leroy Skouby