The 2013 Wichitan of the Year was awarded earlier today.
Even though he wasn't in attendance, Joe Prothro was unanimously selected as the Wichitan of the Year during today's Economic Forum Luncheon.
Since he was out of town his sister, Kay Yeager, who was the 1997 Wichitan of the Year, accepted the award on his behalf.
Prothro is a certified accountant in Wichita Falls who graduated from Wichita Falls High School and Stanford University.
He has served on numerous boards, including the United Way and the Chamber of Commerce.