Each year, SMU honors four outstanding leaders in philanthropy, business and civic life with the highest honor the University can bestow upon its graduates.
The Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony recognizes extraordinary achievement, outstanding character and good citizenship in an event hosted by President R. Gerald Turner and the SMU Alumni Board.
2016 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients
Sarah Fullinwider Perot ’83, John C. Tolleson ’70, and Richard W. Weekley ’67
2016 Emerging Leader Award Recipient
Kevin Lavelle ’08