Thomas M. Boyd
Year: 1958
Induction Class: 1995


Mel Boyd was more involved in sportswriting than in activities on the court or playing field during his days at Transylvania. As a student, Boyd was sports editor for both the Crimson and The Rambler for three years. Boyd is an avid runner with over 13,500 miles to his credit. He has run in 11 Bluegrass 10,000s and five Kentucky Derby minimarathons.

Boyd was a sports writer for the Lexington Herald from 1955-61. Since 1969 he has served as official scorer for Transy's men's basketball games and as a member of the T-Club, serving as president for six years.