Jacob Williamson

Jacob Williamson, Trophy Club. A post-baccalaureate biochemistry student in the College of Science, he was pursuing his dream of going to medical school. He had taught English in Vietnam and was a competitive swimmer who served as a lifeguard and swim coach. Jacob received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and worked as a pharmacy technician.

David Ray Dunnigan

David Ray Dunnigan (’64), Dallas. David was committed to the journalism industry and the public relations industry, establishing The David Dunnigan Public Relations Endowed Scholarship, which provides support for public relations students in the Mayborn School of Journalism. He was a member of UNT’s Chilton Society and served on the Mayborn School of Journalism Advisory Board. He started his career as a staff reporter for the Galveston Daily News. After serving in the U.S. Army, he worked at The Dallas Morning News. He then went on to work in public relations and communications with numerous organizations and political candidates. He had a passion for serving his community and was president of organizations including the North Texas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. For his contributions, he received a number of awards, including the PRSA Community Service Award, and he was named to the College of Fellows and a Paul Harris Fellow. The Greater Dallas Planning Council Dunnigan Engagement Award was created in his honor.

Betty Lou Clay

Betty Lou Clay (’52), San Antonio. She was an academic advisor at the Lackland Air Force Defense Language Institute. For 32 years, she taught and advised in southeast Asia, Europe, Indonesia, Liberia, Azores, Korea and Vietnam. Residents of the host country nations gave her medals, awards and letters of appreciation, especially for civilian service in Vietnam and the Republic of Korea. For over 25 years, she volunteered at the Lackland Thrift Shop to keep in touch with international students. At North Texas, she was involved in Green Jackets, the Junior Mary Arden Club and Psi Chi, the international honor society in psychology.

Bilal Mohammed

Bilal Mohammed, Plano. He was a junior biology major who was hoping to pursue a career in medicine. His hobbies were personal finance and watching sports, and he had volunteered at multiple health care facilities in Canada. He was active in UNT’s Muslim Student Association.

Londyn Tippett

Londyn Tippett, Hurst. She had finished her junior year at UNT where she majored in journalism and minored in Spanish. She recently started working with KNTU, UNT’s radio station, as a reporter and public affairs director. She also enjoyed attending concerts, shopping for vintage clothes and taking photographs.