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
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
Jay Brown, BBA '95
Awarded to a graduate age 40 or under who has demonstrated remarkable achievement in the previous year.
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
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
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
Danny Prince, BA '73
warded 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
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.
Medal of Service and Baylor Legendary Mentor
Awarded to an individual for outstanding teaching and mentorship that characterizes the Baylor experience.
Baylor Legacy Award
Ed, BBA '73, and Denise Crenshaw
Paul, BBA '79, and
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.