Logue, Mc Iver to Receive Alumni Awards May 17

May 5, 1997

WACO, Texas - Judge Bill Logue of Waco and the Rev. Bruce McIver of Dallas will be honored by the Baylor University Alumni Association at a special ceremony during spring commencement at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the Ferrell Center.

Logue will receive the Price Daniel Distinguished Public Service Award and McIver will receive the George W. Truett Distinguished Church Service Award.

Award recipients must be graduates or former students of Baylor, current or former members of the faculty or administration or individuals who have had a long association with Baylor and are recognized in the public mind as being associated with Baylor.

The eighth annual awards will be presented by Bob Anne Senter, president of the Baylor Alumni Association,

The recipient of the Price Daniel Distinguished Public Service Award has served or is currently serving in an elected or appointed local, state or national office, and whose record in public life best exemplifies the spirit of selfless dedication to public service.

Logue, a native of Waco, earned his bachelor's degree and law degree from Baylor. He served in the military in World War II and was a prisoner of war in Germany. He has been a district judge and juvenile judge since 1961.

Active in the Waco community for many years, Logue is past president of the Waco Rotary Club, past director of the McLennan County Bar Association, past vice-president of the Baylor Alumni Association, director of the Baylor Bear Club, trustee of Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center and past community adviser for the Junior League of Waco. He is a member and trustee of Seventh and James Baptist Church and served as past chairman of the board of deacons.

Logue has received numerous awards and honors including the DAR Americanism Medal of Honor in 1990, the First Annual Bill Logue McLennan County Youth Collaboration Lifetime Achievement Award in 1993, Baylor Law School Lawyer of the Year in 1993, Kiwanis Club Citizen of the Year in 1993, Spirit of America Award in 1993, Distinguished Baylor Alumni

Award in 1994, First Family of Baylor Award in 1996 and many others. In 1992, the McLennan County juvenile detention facility was renamed the Bill Logue Juvenile Center in his honor.

The recipient of the George W. Truett Distinguished Church Service Award best exemplifies the life and career of the late George W. Truett.

A native of North Carolina, McIver graduated from Mars Hill College in North Carolina, Baylor and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. During his college and seminary days, he served as president of the Baylor Baptist Student Union and the Texas Baptist Student Union.

McIver taught Bible courses and directed the Baptist Student Unions at Southwest Texas State University and Texas Tech. He served as pastor of the Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas for 30 years and was named Pastor Emeritus on his retirement.

McIver is the author of three books: Grinsights, Stories I Couldn't Tell While I Was a Pastor and Just As Long As I'm Riding Up Front: More Stories I Couldn't Tell While I Was a Pastor. He has written numerous articles and is currently working on two additional books.

Involved for many years with the Southern Baptist Convention and the Baptist General Convention of Texas, McIver has held many positions with those two organizations including chairman of the annuity board for the SBC, chairman of the committee on order of business for the SBC and chairman of the executive board for the BGCT. McIver additionally served as a trustee for Baylor and the Children's Medical Center Foundation in Dallas. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Baylor and was named a Distinguished Alumni by Southwestern Seminary.

For more information, contact the Alumni Association at (817) 755-1121.

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