Honorary Chairman and Platinum Key Honoree

Becky Brantley McCamey ~ 2021 Kappa Tablescapes Honorary Chairman

Peggy Higgins Sewell ~ 2021 Kappa Tablescapes Platinum Key Honoree

Becky Brantley McCamey

Peggy Higgins Sewell


Peggy Sewell has provided leadership to numerous organizations benefiting her community and beyond. Her current service includes membership on the Dallas Museum of Art Board of Trustees, Junior League of Dallas Sustainer Advisory Board, Salvation Army of Dallas Advisory Board, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston) Board of Visitors, and St. Martin’s Episcopal School (New Orleans) Alumni Board. She also serves on the board of Baylor Health Care System Foundation and has chaired its Annual Giving Campaign. She has chaired many events benefiting community causes.

Peggy Sewell is a previous recipient of the Kappa Kappa Gamma of Dallas Golden Key Award. She also has received the Profiles in Leadership Award presented by the annual SMU Women’s Symposium and the Distinguished Alumna Award from St. Martin’s Episcopal School of New Orleans. Her contributions to the arts in Dallas were recognized with the 2013 TACA Silver Cup Award. Peggy and Carl Sewell were honorees at the 2009 SMU Meadows at the Meyerson annual benefit concert and together received the Flora Award from Texas Discovery Gardens.

Peggy Higgins Sewell exemplifies the dedicated volunteer leadership that is vital to community organizations. She earned her B.F.A. degree in art history from SMU in 1972 and has been a loyal supporter of her alma mater ever since. She currently serves on the Executive Board of Meadows School of the Arts at SMU. She and her husband, Carl, have co-chaired the SMU Annual Giving Campaign. Together they established the Sewell Meadows Scholarships for students in the Meadows School.