The 2015 Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony took place on April 17 at the White River Conference Center in Springfield, Missouri. The event recognized the second inductees into the Hall of Fame: George Washington Carver, Simone Bernstein and Eric Greitens.
Bernstein and Greitens attended the ceremony. Jim Heaney, superintendent of the George Washington Carver National Monument, accepted the award on behalf of Carver.
Brent Dunn, vice president for university advancement at Missouri State University, emceed the dinner.
Recognition of honorees
Throughout the evening, the honorees were recognized in person and via video.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon congratulated the honorees and thanked them for their service.