Meet eight members of the Class of 2018 who have challenged themselves in pursuit of their unique passions and will now forge new paths at their chosen college or university. Similarly, their classmates will spread out to 87 different institutions throughout the U.S. and the world, including Stanford, Yale, Penn, and Oxford.
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You don’t have to wear a hard hat to catch a glimpse of what has gone on behind the scenes of Baylor’s new $14 million academic center. Meet three alumni who have dedicated an extraordinary amount of time and professional skill to take the need for state-of-the-art classroom space and transform it into a crowning achievement for Baylor.
Baylor says farewell to retirees Teresa McDowell, Karen Smith, Marti Wayland, and Jerry White.
"'Mother Teresa' became the heart and soul of the seventh and eighth grades, showing us all the importance of a loving school in the lives of young people.”
“Having that experience...helps with everything they do – time management, organization, and presentation. All of those are life skills that Baylor teaches its students.”
“Teaching is a gift to me and for well over 30 years, I have lived each day intentionally and joyfully sharing that gift with my students. In return, my students have offered me their gifts of trust and respect and, from some, lasting friendship."
“It’s been rewarding and gratifying to help navigate all the complexities of the new technology that Baylor has implemented over the years. And when I get the ‘thank you,’ that’s when I know it’s been a good day."
We’re not surprised, but it’s worth noting that Architectural Digest recently highlighted Baylor School in a listing of the “most beautiful” private high schools in each state.
The $1.1 million renovation of the quad began in May and is projected to be completed along with the new academic center in early September.
Jack Studer ’01 was the featured keynote speaker at the 2018 Scholarship Dinner.
A new scholarship named in honor of the legacy and memory of the late Lew Oehmig ’35 was announced at Baylor’s annual scholarship dinner on March 1.
Another all-star group of volunteer leaders is already at work planning Baylor’s tenth biennial auction, Celebrations.
Michael Golden ’67 was the keynote speaker for the Cushman Guest Lecture Series in honor of retired faculty member Bill Cushman ’59.
Leadership trips, fine arts productions, and news from the annual Awards Day ceremony highlight congratulatory news about Baylor students and faculty members.
Baylor teams rack up six state championships and three runner-up trophies in winter and spring sports, cheer squad is national runner-up, Baylor crews row at Nationals, and much, much more.
Several climbs up the career ladder have taken Lori Hall '98 to senior vice president of marketing and creative services at TV One.
When Beck Chen ’13 graduated from Baylor, he enrolled in Union University, declaring a major in engineering but not forgetting his love of art that was initially nurtured in art classes in China and blossomed at Baylor on the Liz Aplin trip.
Three Baylor alumni - Jeff Morgan ’78, Dawson Wheeler ’77, and Marvin Webb ’76 - have been inducted into the UTC College of Business Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.
Jacqueline Adams ’13 has won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship.
Aman Madan ’15 was among 59 exceptional college students from 52 U.S. colleges and universities who have been selected as 2018 Truman Scholars.
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Jaime Melton ’94
Scott Wilson ’75
President and Headmaster
Scott Wilson ’75
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Chris Crimmins '80
President, Alumni Board
Ben Fischer '85
Chair, Parent Alliance