2013 Award Winners

Every day, Baylor alumni represent the commitment to excellence, service and faith that has distinguished Baylor University in American higher education for 168 years. They are Fortune 500 company CEO's, professional athletes, teachers in third-world countries, missionaries, surgeons, ministers, and more.

During Homecoming 2013, 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

Godfrey Sullivan, BBA '75

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

Young Alumna of the Year Young Alumna of the Year

Michele Perry, BA '99

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

Pro Ecclesia Medal of Service Pro Ecclesia Medal of Service

Bill Glass, BA '57

Awarded to an individual whose broad contributions to Christian ministry have made an immeasurable impact.

Pro Texana Medal of Service Pro Texana Medal of Service

Tom Phillips, BA '75

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

Business Leadership Medal of Service Business Leadership Medal of Service

Vinnie Johnson, '80

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

Contributions to the Professions: Healthcare Medal of Service Contributions to the Professions: Healthcare Medal of Service

David Rubenstein, MHA '89

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

Baylor Legacy Award Baylor Legacy Award

Bob Simpson, BBA '70, MBA '71
Jim, BBA '69, and Julie Turner, BA '67, MS '68

Awarded 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

Harold, BBA '56, and Ann Cunningham, BMEd '56

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

Distinguished Achievement Award Distinguished Achievement Award

Robert Griffin III, BA '10

Bestowed on Baylor graduates who have made a distinct contribution to their particular profession, business or vocation and in doing so have brought honor to Baylor.