10 Honored At Baylor Headmaster's Awards Ceremony

Monday, October 7, 2013
From left, Dr. Tom Currey, Bubba Morgan, Carla Morgan, Alan Carmichael, Sallye Worthington and Freddie Akers.
From left, Dr. Tom Currey, Bubba Morgan, Carla Morgan, Alan Carmichael, Sallye Worthington and Freddie Akers.

Ten members of the Baylor School community were honored with special awards during the Headmaster's Awards and Memorial Chapel Service held in the Alumni Chapel on Sunday. 

The recipient of this year’s John T. “Buddy” Fisher’46 Distinguished Service Award are Freddie Akers, class of 1972, Carla and Bubba Morgan, and Sally Worthington. The 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients are Stan Goodroe, class of 1956; and Dr. Thomas Woodruff Currey, class of 1957. 

This year’s recipients of the Distinguished Faculty Award are recent retirees Fontaine Alison, Beth Hansard, and Roger Vredeveld, class of 1979. The new inductee into the Baylor Sports Hall of Fame is Alan “Carbo” Carmichael, class of 1982.


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