Pro Texana Medal of Service
Awarded to an individual whose contributions in furthering the mission of Baylor have made an immeasurable impact in the public or non-profit sector.
BBA '86, JD '93
A third-generation Baylor Bear, Kyle Deaver, BBA '86, JD '93, has served as Waco's mayor since 2016 after four years on the city council and six years on the Waco Plan Commission.
When deciding to pursue the mayor's office, Deaver recognized the need for people who are willing and able to give their time. The attorney and businessman partners with his brother John in their law firm, Deaver and Deaver. They are also directors of American Bank and co-owners of American Guaranty Title.