The 25-year old Republic of Ireland striker has netted 11 goals in the league this season but Lennon believes his all-round game has gone to a new level.
"There was some great performances and I was delighted with Stokes," said Lennon.
"I thought his all-round game merited the goal he got at the end.
"I think he has had a good season.
"I don't think he has scored as many as he would like. He has been prolific in the last two or three seasons.
"So this hasn't been his best in terms of goals return but for consistency I think it has been his best season."
Stokes scored in the weekend's 3-0 win over St Mirren to notch his first goal since netting a hat-trick against St Johnstone on February 16.
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