George W. Truett 

    Our school is named for George WashingtonTruett, a prominent Dallas minister and writer. Mr. Truett was born on May 6, 1867, in Hayesville, North Carolina.  Following his family to Texas, a young Mr.Truett completed his AB degreeat Baylor University in 1897 and became the minister of First Baptist Dallas, apost which he maintained until his death in 1944.  He is remembered as a profound orator  and servant leader whose influence reachedacross Dallas and beyond.