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2012 BBYF Lifetime Achievement Award Gala

Award-winning CBS newsman Bob Schieffer was honored Wednesday night with the 2012 Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.

The audience at the Ridglea Country Club enjoyed an insightful interview of Bob by his brother Tom Schieffer. The two discussed growing up in Fort Worth and how they both became big baseball fans by attending games at LaGrave Field in the late 1940s.  Later, Bob shed light on behind-the-scenes moments from the just-completed presidential campaign as well as those from years past.

The crowd also applauded the 2013 graduating seniors who will head off to college next fall with a scholarship from the the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation. Each youngster won his or her scholarship in 2009 when they were eighth graders.

Also at the gala, attendees bid on exclusive items in the live and silent auctions, all to raise money for the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation. Click "Read More" for more photos.


2012 Honoree Bob Schieffer and emcee Tom Grieve


The BBYF's 2013 graduating seniors (2009 scholarship winners)


Senior Daniela Ramirez talks about getting set for college


Tom Schieffer (seated right) interviews his brother Bob


Bob Schieffer signs an autograph


Bob and Tom Schieffer


Gala attendees check out the silent auction


The 2012 BBYF Lifetime Achievement Award Gala at the Ridglea
Country Club in Fort Worth

Photos by Bob Haynes

 

 
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