Texas Woman’s University honored Dale Petroskey, president and CEO, Dallas Regional Chamber, with the Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award. Petroskey has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. “Throughout his career, Dale has served as an advocate for economic development through pro-growth public policy,” said Carine M. Feyten, Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University chancellor and president.  

The TWU award is named for alumna Virginia Chandler Dykes, who was director of occupational and recreational therapy at Baylor University Medical Center for 25 years. The following graduate students were honored as recipients of scholarship funds: Janice Kishi Chow, Amie Bedgood, Patricia Flint, Paramita Basu, and Meghan Labiak.  twu.edu   Photos – by Kristina Bowman


(front) Dr. Carine Feyten, Virginia Chandler Dykes with (back) the 5 Virginia Chandler Dykes Scholarship Recipients, representing each of TWU’s 5 colleges: Janice Kishi Chow (College of Health Sciences-Occupational Therapy), Meghan Labiak (College of Business), Paramita Basu (College of Arts and Sciences), Patricia Flint (College of Professional Education), Amie Bedgood (College of Nursing)


(front) Dale Petroskey, 2019 recipient of the Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award; Virginia Chandler Dykes; (back) Bob White, Bank of Texas, presenting sponsor; Dr. Carine Feyten, chancellor and president, TWU; and Ralph Hawkins, luncheon chair and 2015 recipient of the Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award


Annie Armes, Sri Asuri, Ann Marie Daniel, Kate Tobey


Bob White, Pat Staudt, Kim Kittle, Betty Brownlee, Bob Hyde