Honors And Awards

John Gay – Honors And Awards

Eagle Scout; God & Country Award; Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1968-1969; Hammer Head Award- Sports, Eureka College; Distinguished Alumnus, WIU; American Spirit Award, U.S. Army; Army Accommodation Medal; Best Shooter’s Medal, German Army; Outstanding Young Man of America, 1977, 1978, and 1980; Nebraska Admiral; Louisiana Colonel; Kentucky Colonel; Dirksen Award; Who’s Who In The Mid-West, 1984-1986; Who’s Who In Business and Finance, 1987-1988; Who’s Who Among Outstanding Americans, 1995-1998; Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, 1996-1997; Who’s Who In America, 1999-2000; Who’s Who in The World, 1998-2000; Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 2001-2002; Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 2003-2004; Honorary Sheriff in Illinois, Colorado and Louisiana.; Member of the Million Dollar Round Table; Medal of Honor, IBA; Layman of The Year, Illinois Optometric Association 1983; Healthy Eyes & Healthy People Award, Ohio Optometric Association, 2003; Kentucky Optometric Foundation Award – 2005