2012 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 167 years. They are Fortune 500 company CEO's, professional athletes, teachers in third-world countries, missionaries, surgeons, ministers, and more.

During Homecoming 2012, Baylor will honor several 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.

Baylor Alumnus of the Year Baylor Alumnus of the Year

John Eddie Williams Jr., BBA '76, JD '78

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

Young Alumnus of the Year Young Alumnus of the Year

Jay Brown, BBA '95

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

Pro Texana Medal of Service Pro Texana Medal of Service

Philip Gunn, BBA '85

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

Pro Ecclesia Medal of Service Pro Ecclesia Medal of Service

Billy Graham
Steve Green

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

Medal of Service for Business and Commerce Medal of Service for Business and Commerce

Ray Perryman, BS '74

Awarded to an individual for leadership and accomplishments that have made a significant impact in our world and on future generations.

Medal of Service for Business Leadership Medal of Service for Business Leadership

Danny Prince, BA '73

Awarded to an individual for contributions to the prestige of Baylor University and the betterment of society through exceptional business leadership and service.

Medal of Service for Contributions to the Professions Medal of Service for Contributions to the Professions

Boone Powell Jr., BBA '59
Jon Foster, BBA '84

Awarded to an individual for dedication to advancing his or her chosen field and making a significant impact in our world.

Baylor Legendary Mentor Baylor Legendary Mentor

Kim Mulkey

Awarded to an individual for outstanding teaching and mentorship that characterizes the Baylor experience.

Baylor Legacy Award Baylor Legacy Award

Ed, BBA '73, and Denise Crenshaw
Paul, BBA '79, and Alejandra Foster
Mark Hurd, BBA '79
Anita Collier Jones, BA '61

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

Founders Medal Founders Medal

Drayton McLane Jr., BBA '58

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