Bill White Scholarship Fund Award Winners(Greensboro COLT Baseball)

WILLIAM J. WHITE SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Bill White Scholarship Fund was established in 1980 following Bill’s death from cancer. Bill was responsible for starting Colt Baseball (15 & 16 year-olds) locally in 1965. This fund awards scholarships to former Colt Leaguers who are entering a college or university. The criteria include academic excellence, exemplary citizenship, and financial need. Bobby Dawson was the first recipient in 1981, and since then (including 2021) 291 scholarships have been awarded totaling over $ 265,000. The amounts range from $500 to $2,500.

The 2021 recipients of the Bill White Scholarships are as follows:

Student				High School			College/University
Chadwick Carpenter		Ragsdale			NC State
Nolan Cathers			Burlington Williams		UNC-Chapel Hill
Clayton Edmondson		Southern Guilford		GTCC
Brandon Fury			Western Guilford		Emory and Henry
Luke Jenkins			Grimsley			UNC-G		
Anthony Moore			Northeast Guilford		UNC-G
Clark Roberts			McMichael			NC State
Win Scott			Ragsdale			NC State
Maddux Smith			Southern Alamance		Davidson
Blake Solomon			Bartlett Yancey		        Pitt Community College
Grayson Tudor			Rockingham County		Guilford College
Cooper White			Northeast Guilford		Appalachian State
Eli Willen			Grimsley			Lenoir-Rhyne

These scholarships will be awarded between the opening night games of the Colt East Zone Tournament on Wednesday evening, July 21, at Stoner-White Stadium. Bill White’s granddaughter, Courtney Lowrance, and Bobby Dawson will present the checks and plaques respectively.

Courtesy of Ned McMillan, with Greensboro Colt Baseball

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