The Iron Skillet, which stays with the winner of the annual SMU-TCU football game, made an appearance at the 1981 reunion party November 5. (L-R) Lynn S. Thompson ’81, ’82, Ann Frances Paris Jury ’81 and Dana Dussing-Berry ’81.

More than 1,000 donors made a gift in September to win the giving challenge against TCU spearheaded by the SMU Young Alumni Board. The victory was announced at the SMU-TCU football game, also won by the Mustangs.

The drive was promoted with an appearance by Peruna, SMU cheerleaders and other spirited students and alumni during various segments of “Day Break” on WFAA-TV in Dallas.