On the anniversary of his 25th year of NCAA participation, Tommy Lyons became one of only six former NCAA student-athletes chosen per year to receive the distinguished Silver Anniversary Award. His post-Woodward Academy experience has been filled with accomplishments, including being 14th round selection for the Denver Broncos in 1971 and playing for six seasons in the NFL. Dr. Lyons is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He has served as guest conductor for the Denver Symphony Orchestra. In 1976, Dr. Lyons received the Distinguished Alumni Award, and he currently serves on the Academy's Advisory Board. He and his wife, Cheryl, are parents to Jacob '01, Jordan '04, and Zachary.
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