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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Representing the 30th District of Texas

SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY HONORS CONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON WITH THE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD

Jun 3, 2011
Press Release

SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY HONORS CONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON WITH THE DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARD

Congresswoman Johnson receives the highest honor bestowed on a Southern Methodist University graduate.

 

Immediate Past Chair - SMU Alumni Board, Ken Malcolmson ’74 and SMU - President R. Gerald Turner present Congresswoman Johnson ’76 with the Distinguished Alumni Award. 

 

Washington, DC – (Thursday, June 02, 2011)– Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Southern Methodist University (SMU) on Wednesday, June 01, 2011 at the NEWSEUM in Washington, DC.

Approximately 200 people joined in the celebration for Congresswoman Johnson as she accepted SMU’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor bestowed on its graduates who have distinguished themselves through outstanding professional accomplishments, exemplary community service and good citizenship.

“I am very proud to be a part of the SMU family and I am extremely honored to be the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “SMU has made amazing strides to ensure that its campus reflects the many faces of this great diverse country and that is what makes SMU one of the best universities in the nation.”

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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson is Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. She is also the highest-ranking Texan on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. She represents the 30th Congressional District of Texas that includes Downtown Dallas, Fair Park, Oak Lawn, Turtle Creek,Old East Dallas, Pleasant Grove, & South Oak Cliff; all of Balch Springs, DeSoto, Hutchins, Lancaster & Wilmer and parts of Cedar Hill, Duncanville, Ferris, Glenn Heights and Ovilla.