Oklahoma Hall of Fame Names 2017 Honorees05/18/17
Carrie Underwood was named among the honoree’s and is set to join the 90th class to be inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame.
“I’ve always been proud to say I’m from Oklahoma. The people, culture, and environment molded me into the person I am today. It’s such an honor to be recognized among such great company by the Oklahoma Hall of Fame!” Underwood said.
The Oklahoma Hall of Fame was founded in 1927 with the purpose of honoring Oklahomans in their lifetime with the state’s highest honor and educating Oklahoma’s youth on it’s rich history. The Gaylord-Pickens Museum, home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame, was opened in 2007 with the intent of giving the public access to the stories of these and other notable Oklahomans.
Along with being honored at the formal induction ceremony, the 2017 Honorees will be recognized in November with the unveiling of their portraits at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum, home of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. In addition, their biographies, photos and fun facts will be accessible through interactive exhibits.
The 90th Oklahoma Hall of Fame Banquet & Induction Ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 16, at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. In celebration of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame’s 90th induction ceremony, past inductees Vince Gill and Kristin Chenoweth will return home to serve as emcees.