Evening at The King’s

2018 Annual Fall Dinner

Dr. Jack and Valarie Hayford, Dr. Robert and Debbie Morris, Dr. Jon and Michele Chasteen, along with the Board of Trustees invite you to join us at the Evening at The King’s Annual Fall Dinner on September 25, 2018. As part of our celebration, we look forward to honoring longtime friend of The King’s Craig T. Nelson with the prestigious Apostolos Christou Award, and welcoming special musical guests Amick and Cassie Byram.

If you would like to join our family of supporters as an event sponsor, please contact the Office of University Relations at ur@tku.edu or 817.722.1650, or click here for more information.

Registration is now closed. Please mark your calendar for next year’s banquet on October 22, 2019.

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2018 Fall Dinner Photos

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Evening at The King's Photo Booth

Apostolos Christou Award Recipient

Craig T. Nelson is a writer, director, producer, and Emmy Award-winning actor best known for his roles in “Coach,” “Parenthood,” and “The Incredibles.

Most recently he reprised his role of Bob Parr, or as he was known in his superhero days, Mr. Incredible, in “Incredibles 2,” which opened in summer 2018. Prior to this film he portrayed Zeek Braverman, the gregarious patriarch of the very large and colorful Braverman family on NBC’s critically acclaimed, “Parenthood” for six seasons.

In 1997, he completed his eighth and final season on “Coach,” starring as Hayden Fox. He directed numerous episodes and received three Emmy nominations: 1990, 1991 and 1992 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, which led to a win for the 1991-1992 season. He has also been honored by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association with four Golden Globe nominations.

Nelson has three children, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He and his wife, Doria, make their home in Los Angeles.

Musical Guests

Performers Amick and Cassie Byram join us as special musical guests for the evening. Each having uniquely accomplished careers in the entertainment industry, the couple’s projects have varied from the Broadway stage to the Hollywood screen. Perhaps best known for his singing role as Moses in “The Prince of Egypt,” Amick Byram is an actor, producer, director, and Grammy- and Emmy-nominated vocalist. An award-winning actress, singer, and songwriter, Cassie Byram’s career encompasses theater, film, television, voice-overs, published song writing and multiple album releases for adults and children alike.

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