On Sunday, June 18th Judge Mablean Ephriam held her 15th annual HUF Awards and Scholarship Brunch. This event honors unsung fathers on a Father’s day celebration that included inspiration, music and a lot of laughter! Fathers were nominated by their communities, peers and families to be honored in the categories of single fathers (The Solo Warrior Award), married fathers (The Love Cares Award),  divorced fathers (The Fatherhood Forever Award), and married for 45 years or longer (The Living Legacy Award).

Along with the celebration of fathers, financial scholarship were presented to graduating high school seniors as well as recipients from previous years to continue their education.

Special guest included comedian, Michael Colyar as the host for the tenth year! Gospel songstress Vickie Winans performed along with celebrity saxophonist, Michael Phillips.

Judges from across the U.S. from Memphis, Detroit, Las Vegas, Chicago  and Atlanta were all in attendance. Honorees of the day included Loretta Devine, Renee Lawless, and Wendell James as they are dedicated and believe in the mission at hand.

Check out images of the event below!