Father Of The Year Awards Benefiting American Diabetes Association | PHOTOS

The Father of the Year Awards were held on June 21, 2019 at The Westin Charlotte in Uptown.  WCCB News Rising’s Derek James was this year’s emcee.

The purpose of this award is to recognize men who have made their families a priority, while balancing demanding careers and community involvement.

Every year, the Father’s Day Council in each city identifies honorees who meet the criteria to be nominated as a Father of the Year.

This year’s recipients were:

Each recipient came on Rising to talk about receiving the award and what it means to them.  The photos in the gallery are from the recipients visit to the WCCB Charlotte studios and from the actual awards banquet.