2010 Archives

Bobby Lyle to get Volunteer Center
of North Texas' Lifetime Achievement Award

Excerpt

The following is from Robert Miller's column in the February 3, 2010, edition of The Dallas Morning News. Bobby B. Lyle, for whom SMU's Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering is named, is a member of the SMU Board of Trustees.

February 3, 2010

By ROBERT MILLER

Bobby B. LyleDr. Bobby B. Lyle, a Dallas businessman and community advocate, will receive the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hearts of Texas Awards Luncheon hosted by the Volunteer Center of North Texas on Feb. 16 at the Hilton Anatole.

Lynn McBee, Jack Furst, Dr. Gerald Turner and Charles Wyly led planning efforts to honor Lyle for his achievements in the corporate and nonprofit communities.

"Bobby has put the Southern Methodist University School of Engineering, which now bears his name, on a path to national prominence from the very brink of extinction. This is in addition to his many philanthropic endeavors that have positively touched many people now and for generations to come," said McBee, chairwoman of the luncheon.

The Hearts of Texas Awards Luncheon, the Volunteer Center's annual fundraising event, recognizes people who donate their time, talent and resources to the betterment of North Texas.

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