Distinguished Alumnus/a Award

Distinguished Alumnus/a Award Recipients

The Perkins School of Theology Distinguished Alumnus/a Award recognizes graduates of Perkins who have demonstrated effectiveness and integrity in service to the church, continuing support and involvement in the goals of Perkins School of Theology and SMU, distinguished service in the wider community, and exemplary character. 

2014: Karen Greenwaldt, M.Th. ’77

2013: Roberto Escamilla, S.T.M. ’55 
             William K. McElvaney, B.B.A. ’50, M.B.A. ’51, M.Div. (M.Th.) ’57

2012: Mouzon Biggs, Jr., M.Th. ’65

2011: Minerva Carcaño, M.Th. ’79

2010: Adam Hamilton, M.Div. ’88

2009: David Maldonado, Jr., M.Div. ’68

2008: John Wesley Hardt, B.A. ’42, B.D. ’46

2007: William A. Holmes, M.Div. ’54

2006: Janice Riggle Huie, M.Th. ’73

2005: Kirbyjon Caldwell, M.Th. ’81

2004: Jack Kyle Daniels, B.A. ’56, M.Div. ’59, S.T.M. ’67

2003: Thomas Roughface, COS, ’79

2002: Joseph Rice Hale, B.D., ’60

2001: R. Bruce Weaver, B.D. ’47

2000: Charles R. Millikan, M.Th., ’71

1999: Raymond H. Owen, M.Th. ’67

1998: Theo “Doc” Benson, B.D. ’60

1997: Raquel M. Martinez, M.S. M. ’89
             Joe A. Wilson, B.D. ’62

1996: A. Cecil Williams, M.Th. ’55

1995: Dan E. Solomon, M.Th. ’61
             Joel N. Martinez, B.D. ’65

1994: Robert C. Harder, M.Th. ’54

1993: Claus H. Rohlfs, Sr., B.D. ’52

1992: Donald L. Forsman, M.Th. ’53
             George M. Atkinson, B.D. ’66, Ph.D. ’75

1991: Roy D. Barton, B.D. ’57
             Daniel S. Brewer, M.Div. ’81, D.Min. ’82

1990: C. Ebb Munden III, M.Th. ’57
             Zan Wesley Holmes, B.D. ’59, S.T.M. ’68

1989: Clayton M. Lewis, B.D. ’52
             Victor H. Nixon, B.D. ’67

1988: Sharon Brown Christopher, B.D. ’69

1987: Roy B. Shilling, Jr., B.D. ’57
             W. Kenneth Pope, B.D. ’24

1986:  Alfredo Nañez, B.D. ’32