May 16, 2012

Mouzon Biggs Jr. ’65 (right) received the 2012 Perkins School of Theology Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Alumni/ae Council of Perkins School of Theology at a dinner in his honor during Ministers Week in February. Biggs accepted the award from Suzanne Cox Reedstrom ’04, chair of the council and lead associate minister at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church, Houston, and Perkins Dean William B. Lawrence. The award recognizes distinguished public service, exemplary character and continuing support and involvement with the school. Biggs has been senior minister at Boston Avenue United Methodist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, since 1980. A popular public speaker, he has addressed audiences in 30 states and traveled in 41 countries. His interfaith and interracial work have garnered numerous accolades, including the National Conference of Community and Justice Award and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keeping the Dream Alive Award.