2008: Albert Brewer, ex-governor of Alabama and leading advocate for constitutional reform.
2009: Wikipedia's co-founder Jimmy Wales.
2010: Bob Riley, former governor of Alabama.
2011: The congregation of the First Baptist Church of Williams for its outreach in the 2011 storms.
2012: Carolyn Akers, head of the Mobile Area Education Foundation.
Feel free to guess who will earn the 2013 distinction. However, we're not telling until Wednesday.