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Baylor School has many remarkable alumni/ae, some of whom are profiled here. Many of our graduates have distinguished themselves in major fields ranging from education and law to medicine and journalism.
Arthur Golden’s first novel, Memoirs of a Geisha, took the literary world by storm, and he’s...
“Creativity and problem-solving skills are absolute necessities in the world of television,” Wiser says. “Nothing prepared me better for that than my time at Baylor.”
Murray believes that journalists should gain an appreciation for language and knowledge of the world rather than attend journalism school. His success in his field certainly makes a case for this approach.
While wrestling and the law seem to have little in common, both enterprises require face-to-face showdowns which...
Tom Jolly was in one of the hottest of the hot seats on Election Night 2000. As part of the team that...
An Advanced Placement Biology class with Bill Tatum sparked Tene Hamilton’s interest in genetics, and...
Dr. Coleman Barks ’55 was 39 when he was first introduced to the work of the 13thcentury Persian poet, Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, known to the English-speaking world as Rumi.
Donald Pippin ’44 served for 14 years as Musical Director of New York’s Radio City Music Hall and is considered one of Broadway’s most honored conductors
When Nate Rawlings entered Princeton University, he had no intention of joining the Army. But he came to think of military service as a good bridge between college and graduate school and signed up for ROTC
Laurie Speed-Dalton ’92 turned 40 the Friday before she was interviewed for this article. On Saturday she swam ten miles in the Tennessee River in less than four and a half hours.
From the time Lauren Templeton ’94 was eight years old, her room in Winchester, Tenn., was decorated with certificates of the stocks she selected for purchase each month. The bedtime stories her father told her were tales of investing.
If bass-baritone performer Seth Carico ’00 hadn’t been eager to impress a high school date, chances are he might not have become the international opera performer he is today.
Mariah Mayfield ’93 has found a niche in the nostalgic. The owner of Shadowbox Paperie, Mariah sells customized wedding invitations, birth announcements, personal stationery, greeting cards, and other miscellaneous paper items.
Dr. George Alan Smith ’87 is wholly content serving as chief of staff for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Vocational and Adult Education in Washington, D.C.
“Baylor had instilled the notion that I could do all the things on my to-do list.”
Raising money and awareness of breast cancer has become a personal mission for head varsity softball coach, Kelli Howard Smith ’95
If anyone could convince you to exchange thirty dollars for a twenty dollar bill — and to do so gladly — it would be licensed auctioneer Ben Farrell ’88.
Capt. Marisa Catlin’s childhood fascination with planes has taken her around the world but not as a typical passenger.
Track 29 entertainment co-owners, Adam Kinsey ’98 and his wife, Monica, deserve a round of applause.
“This school produces leaders. You stand a little taller and walk a little prouder knowing that you’ve gone to Baylor.”