Award Recipient

Dwain Paul Knight

Awarded: Knight Commander’s Accolade – February 24, 2024

Dwain Knight graduated from West Texas State, now West Texas A&M University, with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and obtained a Bachelor of Theology in Bible Languages and a Master of English Bible from Texas Baptist Seminary.

Ordained in 1979, Dwain has served in various capacities within churches for over four decades, and on staff and faculty at Texas Baptist Institute and Seminary. Additionally, he devoted 27 years to educating and guiding students as a classroom teacher and coach, having been instrumental in securing a Texas State High School football championship in 2010.

Dwain is 33° Mason Master, a life member of Robert E. Lee Lodge.

Dwain is a special initiate from the Delta Kappa Chapter. Since 2007, Dwain has served as the Order’s National Chaplain, offering spiritual guidance and support to members. He assisted in the creation of a KA Heirloom Bible and Devotional Resource Guide. He is a frequent facilitator and speaker at Convention, Number I’s Leadership Institute, and Emerging Leaders Academy.

Dwain is a member of the East Texas Alumni Chapter and a member of the Duncan Court of Honor. He is a Forever KA participant, a member of the Loyal Order, and a 7-year member of the Crimson & Gold Society.

Dwain lives in Henderson, Texas, with his wife, Camille. They have a son, Judson (Gamma Chi–Texas Tech ‘06), and two grandchildren.