The awards program began in 1965 with the presentation of the first distinguished alumni awards to Earl Hankamer and Gordon Teal.
The 2013 Hall of Fame included a formal dinner, entertainment, and awards presentations. All net proceeds from ticket sales and underwriting gifts benefit the Baylor Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship program.
Other winners of the distinguished alumni award were Jennifer Hilton Sampson 1992, president and CEO, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas; and Nick Strimple 1969, associate professor of choral and sacred music, University of Southern California and director of music, Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church.
Meg Cullar is news editor of the Baylor Line.