Lyda Hill Pledges $20 Million to Hockaday

Clearly, Lyda Hill has a competitive streak.

When she announced her $10 million gift to Hockaday for classroom improvements, the school informed her it would be the third-largest donation to date from a living alumna.

Hill quickly asked, “How big were the other two?”

The philanthropist and 1960 Hockaday grad doubled her gift on stage at a school ceremony, drawing tears of joy from those in attendance. For more information, read the school’s press release.

*Video courtesy of the Dallas Morning News

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