The Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas established the John Henry Faulk Award for Civic Virtue to honor individuals who represent the best traditions of community service and enlightened philanthropy. The award was named for the legendary Texas humorist and broadcaster who until his death studied and fought for freedoms provided by the First Amendment.
This award is given periodically to outstanding Texans. Those who have received the distinguished honor are:
Robert and Maureen Decherd, 2014
Bill and Diana Hobby, 2003
Dolph and Janey Briscoe, 1999
Charline and Red McCombs, 1998
Bernard and Audre Rapoport, 1997