Lake Highlands resident Jenny King is still leaving her footprint on Austin College.
The UT Southwestern Medical Center public affairs manager, who has been an honorary member of the Austin College alumni board since 2017, will be honored as a distinguished alumni during the college’s homecoming activities. Six other alumni are also slated to be honored.
King has spent decades serving the Dallas community through her roles in both corporate and nonprofit organizations including Hattie Hill Enterprises, Gardere Wynne Sewell and VolunteerNow. She is now president of Dallas Summit and works with groups addressing diversity, education, equality, neighborhood development, inclusion and leadership.
Denise Bristow Fate, Tom G. Hall Jr., Roger B. Luttrell, Thomas Newsome, Melissa Thompson and Hannah Alexander are also honorees.
Austin College will honor all seven Distinguished Alumni on campus on Oct. 22 during Homecoming Week.