Jim Ward received the Big Apple Award for his years as an educator at Crab Orchard Elementary.
Current Lincoln County Junior Miss Leya Spangler presented Ward with his plaque.
Ward has served as principal at Crab Orchard for eight years, during which time achievement test scores increased.
Ward was cited for his dedication to students, in areas such as increasing attendance and implementing new programs such as Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Dr. Jay Miller was honored with the Medical Service Award for his 20 years of medical service to the families of Lincoln County.
Mae Renner presented Dr. Miller with his plaque and spoke about Miller's dedication to medicine, Fort Logan Hospital and having the best birthing center possible for his obstetric patients.
Miller also serves as medical director for Stanford House and doctor for the Lincoln County Regional Jail. Moreover, he is on the staff of University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center as a guest doctor and has been a proctor to medical students from UK for more than seven years.
Jason Todd, of Jason E. Todd State Farm Insurance, was named Business of the Year.
The award, presented by Sheree Gilliam, honors business and business leaders who support the efforts of the Chamber and other non-profit organizations while providing support and leadership in the community.
Todd's office has been a member of the Chamber since 2000 and supports Relay for Life and Big Brothers Big Sisters, as well as high school and little league sports teams.
Jerry McAninch was named Outstanding Farmer for his successful involvement in agriculture.
McAninch owns and operates a dairy farm in Waynesburg that represents what it means to be a family farm.
Cherie Carroll received the Chamber Appreciation award for her tireless work on the Chamber's Web site.
Carroll was recognized by Chamber Director Andrea Miller, who said Carroll is heavily involved in recruiting new members and program development. Moreover, Carroll continually provides technical advice and support the Chamber could not otherwise afford.
Bobby Baker's law firm received the Design Impact Award for all the renovations on its office on Main Street in Stanford.
Humorist Bob Farmer provided the pre-award entertainment and the Cattleman's Association cooked steaks for the evening's meal.