2020 TCU Leadership Award Recipients

Distinguished Alumni Award

First presented in 1954, this award is designated for an alumnus or alumna whose career and endeavors have achieved national prominence in a particular field, bringing credit to himself or herself and, in turn, bringing credit to TCU.

Teresa Wagner '86
Fort Worth, Texas

 

 

Royal Purple Award

Established in 1967, this award is designated for an individual's extraordinary service and support of TCU and the greater community.

Barry Davis '84
Dallas, Texas

 

 

Valuable Alumni Award

The recipient of this award is an alumnus or alumna who has rendered outstanding and continuing service to the University and/or to the Alumni Association. The contributions of the individual are also in terms of financial support.

Pat Schieffer '61
Washington, D.C.

 

 

Alumni Service Award

Established in the spring of 1992, the alumnus or alumna receiving this award has rendered continuing and outstanding service to the Alumni Association and to the University.

Bill West '71 '74
Fort Worth, Texas

 

 

Frog O'Fame Award

Established in 1968, this award has been designated for an alumnus or alumna who has achieved recognition through his or her career in the field of sports.

Matt Carpenter '09
Glen Rose, Texas

 

 

Outstanding Young Professional Award

This award recognizes an alumnus or alumna, 35 years of age or younger, who has demonstrated outstanding professional achievement or endeavors, bringing credit to himself or herself and, in turn, bringing credit to TCU.

Thomas Pressly '09
Shreveport, Louisiana

 

 

Distinguished Student Award

Presented to a senior student who has distinguished himself or herself as an undergraduate at TCU, both in academics and in service to the University.

Merrill Douglass '20
Little Rock, Arkansas