Awards and Honors

Accounting Hall of Fame

The president-elect appoints a secret nominating committee to make recommendations concerning the member(s) who should be inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame. 

Selection Criteria
Past Accounting Hall of Fame Inductees

Public Service Award

The award celebrates CPAs who are actively involved in community service. In addition to OSCPA recognition, the AICPA also recognizes the award recipient on a national level. 

Selection Criteria
Nomination Form - Due May 1st
Past Public Service Award Recipients

Gold and Silver Pen Awards

The Gold and Silver Pen awards recognize the efforts of our contributing writers to our magazine, the CPAFOCUS. 

Selection Criteria
Past Gold and Silver Pen Award Honorees

Outstanding Member in Business and Industry Award

This award is given on an annual basis to a deserving member for their outstanding achievements in business and industry.

Selection Criteria
Nomination Form - Due December 31st
Past Outstanding Member in Business and Industry Award Recipients

Outstanding Member in Financial Planning Award

This award recognizes individual achievements and helps foster the CPA designation for financial planners.

Selection Criteria
Nomination Form - Due December 31st
Past Outstanding Member in Financial Planning Award Recipients

Rick Kells Outstanding Tax Professional Award

This award recognizes individual achievements and leadership as a CPA practicing in taxation.

Selection Criteria
Nomination Form - Due October 18th

Past Rick Kells Outstanding Tax Professional Award Recipients

Long-term Membership Awards


The Long-term Membership Awards pay special tribute to members having completed 30, 40 or 50 consecutive years of membership as of June 1st of the award year.

2018 Long-term Membership Award Recipients

Outstanding Accounting Educator Award

This award recognizes distinguished educators for teaching excellence, innovating educational techniques, motivating students and contributing to the accounting profession.

Selection Criteria
Nomination Form - Due November 30th
Past Outstanding Accounting Educator Award Recipients

Path Finders

Path Finders recognizes Oklahoma CPAs for business prowess, community involvement and mentoring new CPAs, welcoming them to the profession and showing them ways to be successful.

Selection Criteria
Nomination Form - Due October 1st

Trailblazers

Trailblazers honors the innovation, professional dedication and community commitment of the OSCPA's New CPAs.

Selection Criteria
Nomination Form - Due October 1st
Past Trailblazers

Outstanding Accounting Student Awards

This award recognizes outstanding accounting students from colleges and universities across the state.

Selection Criteria
Nomination Form - Due April 1st
2017-2018 Outstanding Accounting Student Award Recipients