Other 2021 Imperial Session Highlights
The motto for the 2021 Imperial Session was “Havin’ Fun in ’21,” and fun and fellowship were definitely a huge part of the event, held in Houston, Texas, July 4-8. Nobles, Ladies and families enjoyed the parade, block party, unit competitions, Bellamy Brothers concert and all the other festivities that go along with Imperial Session. We would like to take a moment to recognize just some of the people that were acknowledged during the week.
- Winners of the 2021 Imperial Session Cornhole Tournament – Nobles Tom Doyle and his son Noble Rob Doyle, Naja Shriners
- Winners of the Home Brewing Contest Announced
- Winners of the Fun and Fellowship Competition received bobblehead dolls made in the likeness of Imperial Sir Jim Smith. Congratulations to Scott Gates, Sharon Shriners; Gary Tristram, Tunis Shriners; and Marty Alexander, Aloha Shriners
- 2020 Imperial Potentate’s Award of Merit, presented by Imperial Sir Jeff Sowder
– Gardner D. Burton, Scimitar Shriners
– Ronald L. Capps, Midian Shriners
– Mike Clevenger, Aladdin Shriners
– Wayne J. Lachut (posthumously), Ismailia Shriners and Janet Lachut
– Janet is the first woman to ever receive this prestigious award.
– Pat Roberts, Naja Shriners
- 2021 Imperial Potentate’s Award of Merit, presented by Imperial Sir Jim Smith
– H. Ron Baas, Shaddai Shriners
– Larry L. Chapel, Mizpah Shriners
– Donald Leo Thomson, Khartum Shriners
– Larry Tipton, Al Bedoo Shriners
Thank you to all who visited the staff of Shriners International Headquarters in the Shriners Zone! We enjoyed meeting everyone and look forward to seeing you in Minneapolis in 2022.