During the Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Association's (OVMA) Annual Convention and Expo, various veterinarians were honored for their contributions to the veterinary medicine profession. Among the recipients were several alumni and one Emeritus faculty member from the OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.
- Dr. John Calhoun, Class of 1989, received the Companion Animal Practitioner of the Year award. Dr. Calhoun owns Rock Knoll Animal Hospital, a small animal practice in Oklahoma City.
- Dr. James Stone, Class of 1963, was awarded Food Animal Practitioner of the Year. Dr. Stone owns the Stone Veterinary Clinic in Mangum.
- Dr. Brian Carroll, Class of 1980, earned the Equine Practitioner of the Year award. Dr. Carroll owns the Oklahoma City Equine Clinic, a full service horse hospital.
- Dr. Billy Clay, Class of 1970, received the Distinguished Service award. Dr. Clay, owner of VETTA Consulting, LLC, is a consultant for businesses that need assistance with veterinary toxicology and/or environmental issues.
- Dr. Dan Merkey, Class of 1968, earned a Special Recognition award for his leadership and dedication to the Tulsa State Fair Birthing Center. Dr. Merkey owns the Avalon Veterinary Hospital in Broken Arrow.
- Dr. Carey Floyd, Class of 1985, received a Special Recognition award for her leadership and outstanding service to the OVMA Centennial Celebration. Dr. Floyd is the Veterinary Technology Program Chair at Murray State College.
- Dr. Sidney Ewing, Emeritus Faculty member, was given a Special Recognition award for his dedication and tireless efforts in authoring the OVMA Centennial History book. Dr. Ewing held a book signing at the OVMA Convention.