42nd Annual Father of the Year Awards Luncheon Highlights

The 2017 honorees were Pierce M. Allman, Director of Marketing, Allie Beth Allman & Associates;  John B. Poston, President, Daymark Living; and Robert L. (Bob) Walker, President & CEO, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital For Children.  Scott Murray, former Emmy Award-winning television sports anchor and broadcast journalist at NBC 5, current chairman and CEO of Murray Media and a Father of the Year honoree in 2002, was the luncheon’s Master of Ceremonies.

 2017 Fathers of the Year Bob Walker, Pierce Allman and John Poston (center) and Master of Ceremonies, Scott Murray (left) and Chairman, Greg Sampson, (right)

2017 Fathers of the Year Bob Walker, Pierce Allman and John Poston (center) and Master of Ceremonies, Scott Murray (left) and Chairman, Greg Sampson, (right)

“These three honorees not only exemplify great fatherhood, but also inspire others to follow their leadership in business, the community and, most importantly, their own families,” said Gregory W. Sampson, chairman of the 2017 Father of the Year Awards. “Celebrating their lasting legacy of excellence will also help benefit our worthy children’s charities and scholarship programs that will provide education, training and encouragement to future community leaders.”

 2017 Father of the Year Pierce Allman and Family

2017 Father of the Year Pierce Allman and Family

 2017 Father of the Year Bob Walker and Family

2017 Father of the Year Bob Walker and Family

 2017 Father of the Year John Poston and Family

2017 Father of the Year John Poston and Family