Lifetime Achievement Award: Harry Hoth

The Spirit of the Springs Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Mayor Harry Hoth during the 2015 State of the City on September 9. Harry Hoth served as the Mayor of Colorado Springs from 1963-67 and as a city council member from 1959-67. He served with the U.S. Marines in World War II. He became the president and general manager of KRDO AM/TV and grew the Pikes Peak Broadcasting Company. He has served on many boards and is the recipient of many prestigious awards and honors. This video pays tribute to Harry Hoth.

Video Tribute to Harry Hoth

Harry Hoth

Mayor Suthers' Comments

Spirit of the Springs awards program was created to celebrate the positive achievements in our great community

We are fortunate to have Harry Hoth –a true visionary in our community

Harry Hoth served as the Mayor of Colorado Springs from 1963-67 and as a city council member from 1959-67

He served with the U.S. Marines in World War II

Harry Hoth became president and general manager of KRDO AM/TV and grew the Pikes Peak Broadcasting Company

He has served on many boards and is the recipient of prestigious awards and honors including the United States of America Award for Outstanding Civilian Service to the United States Army

He was inducted into the:

  • Broadcast Pioneers of Colorado Hall of Fame
  • Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo Hall of Fame
  • Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame

We will now be playing a video that showcases his life and highlights his contributions to the community 
(Video plays on screen)

Thank you for your inspiration, passion and commitment

You have given your time, talent and performed superior community service

Your work has a profound impact on our lives!

It is my great honor to present the Spirit of the Springs LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT Award to Mayor Harry Hoth today on his 92nd birthday!