On Saturday, 20 May 2000, Lion Claudie Lott was honored as the District 3-L Lion of the Year at the state convention held in Lawton. Lion Claudie joined the Lawton Northeast Lions Club in 1989. He has held positions in the club as President, 1st Vice President and Lion Tamer. Lion Claudie has also served on the Board of Directors, and he is serving as the club’s Secretary/Treasurer for this year. He serves on the Oklahoma Lions Boys Ranch Board of Trustees, where he has a near perfect attendance record. Lion Claudie takes part in many club activities such as Flags, Pleasant Valley Senior Citizens Center, White Cane Day, and the Mobile Screening Unit. .