2011 Award Winners

Every day, Baylor alumni represent the commitment to excellence, service and faith that has distinguished Baylor University in American higher education for more than 165 years. They are Fortune 500 company CEO's, professional athletes, teachers in third-world countries, missionaries, surgeons, ministers, and more.

In November 2011, Baylor honored 9 members of the Baylor family for their work and dedication to the ideals of Baylor University, which is to serve the Church and world in which we live.

award_alumnusBaylor Alumnus of the Year

Bob Brewton, BBA '74

Awarded annually to a graduate who has demonstrated remarkable achievement in the previous year.

award_young_alumnusBaylor Young Alumnus of the Year

Michael Lindsay, BA '94

Awarded annually to a graduate age 40 or under who has demonstrated remarkable achievement in the previous year.

award_legacyBaylor Legacy Award

Joe, LLB '49, & Barbara Allbritton
Jim, BBA '58, & Nell Hawkins

Presented to individuals who demonstrate extraordinary service and philanthropy to Baylor or to causes that fit our mission as a Christian university.

award_ecclesiaPro Ecclesia Medal of Service

Max Lucado

Awarded to an individual whose broad contributions to Christian ministry have made an immeasurable impact upon a local or global community.

award_texanaPro Texana Medal of Service

Mark White, BBA '62, JD '65

Awarded to an individual whose contributions in furthering the mission of Baylor in the public or non-profit sector have made an immeasurable impact.

Medal of Service in Business LeadershipMedal of Service in Business Leadership

Gary Keller, BBA '79

Awarded to an individual whose leadership has made a significant impact in our world and on future generations.

Medal of Service in Media ArtsMedal of Service in Media Arts

Charles Overby

Awarded to an individual whose contributions to the fields of media communications and the arts have made a significant impact on society.

award_rebaylorFounders Medal

John, BA '50, JD '52, & Marie Chiles

Reserved for men and women whose service and contributions have been unusually significant to the life and future of Baylor.