T.C. Broadnax, Jr. (THS 1987)

2019 Hall of Fame Inductee

Public Administrator.

A Trojan winner; from the 1986 State Basketball Championship squad and 1987 Homecoming King to “king of Dallas”! After Topeka High, Mr. Broadnax earned bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Communications at Washburn University and later a master’s in Public Administration from the University of North Texas at Denton. His career in public administration has spanned the continent beginning in Pompano Beach, FL, where he headed the city’s housing and community revitalization program. Next, Mr. Broadnax went to San Antonio as Asst. City Manager and from there to the Pacific Northwest as City Manager of Tacoma, WA, where, among other activities, he oversaw a community visioning process. On February 1, 2017, the Kansas native became City Manager of Dallas, the second Trojan to do so. George Schrader (1949) was the first. In effect, the CEO of a $3.6 billion enterprise with 13,000 employees.