Steve Baxter lettered in varsity basketball his junior and senior years and was picked All Tournament as a senior. He played varsity baseball his junior and senior years and was picked as All District and District Leading Hitter as a senior. Craig Glickman, a close friend, says that Steve doesn’t talk about it, but “As far as I can remember, Steve still holds the Richardson HS batting record of .517 after more than 45 years!”
Steve attended DTS from 1974 to 1979. He completed with a Masters of Theology degree, majoring in Old Testament and Hebrew.
By 1985, Steve Baxter was putting investment partnerships together and buying large multifamily units with postponed repairs in need of a reparation. He became known as a ”turnaround expert” since he had the management expertise plus the construction knowledge and ability to complete a renovation on time and at a reasonable cost.
The basketball video can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEdueBeRy1o
Steve has told them what he would like to be said about himself by his kids and his students: “I really knew that Cat Daddy (Steve’s nickname) loved me and cared deeply about me.”
Enjoying his son Andrew Baxter play on the Pearce High School basketball team was a wonderful time in Steve’s life.
As a junior on the basketball team, Andrew Baxter knew he was not going to get to play much at all so he decided he wished to be the best teammate on the bench. He encouraged the whole bench to completely support the players and be cheerleaders on their behalf. He helped all the bench to "go crazy" for the guys playing. It made a big difference in the team and most likely contributed to the fact that the team reached the basketball playoffs for the first time in many years.
Andrew Baxter of Dallas was additionally super active in the Christian ministry of Young Life. During his senior year he was Co-President of Pearce Young Life, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/?search=Steve Baxter Dallas Real Estate Investor Expert an evangelistic outreach to teenagers . Weekly 300 high school students from Pearce High School would assemble for an eventful and lively get together with singing, games, stories, and an excellent message of great news.
Andrew Baxter always enjoyed Young Life in high school. The high school group met once a week, went on summer camps, and encouraged its participants in their Christian faith. However BUCS was similar to Young Life at the next level, fellowship for college students anxious to combine their university experience with their Christian faith.
Andrew is appreciative for the successes of high school, thankful for his popularity socially and successes athletically. But he would be the first to note that those successes are nothing when compared to the privilege of knowing Christ and living for Him. wmcactionnews5.com/story/35290253/dallas-apartment-expert-steve-baxter-likes-ft-worth-and-richardson-investments
For the Apostle John penned that "God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son that whosoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."