2009 William J. White Scholarship Awards

Posted by Don Moore on July 22, 2009 at 9:45 pm under Amateur | Comments are off for this article

The William J. White Scholarship Fund was established in 1980 following the death of Bill White. Bill was responsible for starting Colt Baseball (15 & 16 year olds) in 1965. The scholarship fund awards scholarships each summer to former Colt Leaguers who are entering college. Bobby Dawson was the first recipient in 1981, and since then 145 scholarships have been awarded, including the ones below.

The 2009 recipients of the Bill White Scholarships are as follows:

Student — High School — College/University Attending
Clemmons, Glen — Northwest — NC State
Coffey, David — Ragsdale — UNC-Chapel Hill
Cook, Nathan — Northwest — NC State
Dimock, Gabe — Grimsley — Appalachian State
Gilmore, Trey — Southeast — NC State
Knight, Robert — Southern — NC State
Ogburn, Ethan — Southwest — NC State
Payne, Ethan — Northeast — Greensboro College
Raynor, Mick — Eastern — Rockingham Community College

The scholarships will be presented on Wednesday, July 29, 2009, between opening night games of the Colt East Zone Tournament held at Memorial Stadium. The approximate time for the presentations is 7:45 PM. The rain date will be the following night at the same time.

Tax deductible donations to the William J. White Scholarship Fund may be sent to:
Tim Nethery
P.O. Box 9591
Greensboro, N.C. 27429

For further information, please contact:
Ned McMillan
mcmille@gcsnc.com
(336) 299-1371


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