Scheef & Stone is pleased to announce that Peter Lewis was inducted into the TMI Episcopal’s Hall of Fame during Alumni Day on Friday, April 21st.
Established in 2015, the Hall of Fame is an honorary society recognizing the exceptional contributions of alumni. Inductees are recognized for their embodiment of TMI’s core values – wisdom, integrity, service, excellence, and reverence. Peter is a 1974 graduate of the private high school and was one of eight individuals honored this year.
Throughout his career, Peter has remained devoted to serving his community. He has served as an officer and/or director of the Texas Public Finance Authority, Volunteer Centers of North Texas, Goodwill Industries, Mental Health Association of Dallas, Dallas Symphony, Alcuin School, Baylor Hospital System Foundation, Dallas Historical Society, J.L. Turner Legal Association, Head Start, the Texas Lyceum and the Friends of Fair Park. He currently serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas and the Texas advisory board for the Trust for Public Land.
While at TMI, Peter earned several academic and leadership awards, was Band Commander, editor of the Class of 1974 yearbook, served on the Student Council, was an all-state (private schools) football and basketball player, an all-city basketball player, and was named to several All-SPC and TPL football and basketball teams as well as an All-SPC team in baseball.
Upon graduating from TMI, he attended Princeton University where he played football and basketball and graduated in 1978 with a degree in Politics. He subsequently attended Columbia University School of Law and obtained his Juris Doctor in 1981. Thereafter, Peter began his legal career in Dallas where, in 1988, he became the first African American lawyer to become a partner (equity) in a Dallas majority law firm.
About TMI Episcopal
Located in the Texas Hill Country, just 20 miles from downtown San Antonio, TMI Episcopal is a coed, college-preparatory school for students in grades 6-12. Its rich history dates back to 1893 when the school was founded by the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas and has grown to become the excellent academic community it is today. From honors and Advanced Placement courses, a wide range of fine art and athletic activities, and the optional, distinguished JROTC program to the school’s dedication to service and leadership, TMI is a place for students to engage, learn, and grow into the well-rounded leaders of tomorrow.