Whether through her continuing
service on the board or simply being out
in the community, Margo is up for any
conversation about Baylor. “I’m going to
stay on the board until they kick me off,”
she said. “I have a full calendar of things
that are going on in my life, but I’ll always
make time for Baylor.”
Tell us about your education and
I graduated from The University of
Texas with a B.S. in Education and
taught school for many years. Seeing
little eyes light up with the spark of
understanding is such a joy — now I
mostly concentrate that love of
teaching on my grandchildren.
Describe your family.
I have been married to my college
sweetheart, Bill, for 50 years, and we
Margo and Bill Goodwin
have two wonderful children who found
great life partners and live, with their
children, a few minutes from our home.
It doesn’t get any better than that!
Do you have a chi ld hood needs to be done, and do it now, die, but failure is its own sort of death
experience that shaped how you because something else will crop up through embarrassment. So I learned
later and you’ll regret procrastination. to do whatever it took, to research, to
know all the facts, to tr y to
I am one of seven children, so I
To what do you attribute your gain consensus with fellow volunteers,
but not lose the strength of my own
though my younger siblings would success?
learned the art of compromise,
say I learned to be bossy! Just
I was lucky to become a member of convictions. That training has helped
gave me opportunities to try things I now as a council member for the
do. You need to stretch and grow and members don’t always agree, but I
growing up in such a large family — the Junior League of Dallas. They me in everything I have done. Even
in another, one bathroom down the really didn’t think I was qualified to Town of Highland Park — council
not be afraid to fail — mind you, I am not afraid to vote my convictions.
three girls in one bedroom, four boys
hall — you do learn to share. As the
oldest girl, I was my mother’s right
hand so I also learned to do what
wasn’t doing surgery so no one would