Eligible applicants must be a direct descendant of an alumnus, faculty or staff member of the former Dunn High School (direct descendants includes lawfully adopted children in the lineage); and must have been accepted and plan to attend a college or university in North Carolina. Additional selection criteria includes high school academic achievement, evidence of high moral character and good citizenship and involvement and leadership in high school activities, church and the community.
This scholarship was established in order to perpetuate the memory of Alice Tart Butler Baggett, a 1933 graduate of Dunn High School where she starred in basketball and tennis, after her death on January 5, 2007, by her children and their spouses Martha Ann Butler Goff (DHS ‘54), Cliff Butler (DHS ‘64), Linda Lynch Butler (DHS ‘63), Robie Butler (DHS ‘68), and Lynda Daniel Butler.
Baggett was the first woman to serve on the Dunn School Board, later serving as its chair. She owned and managed Butler and Carroll Drug Store and the WCKB radio station. Baggett was a life-long member of Hood Memorial Christian Church. In addition to her children, Baggett was survived by three grandchildren who graduated from Dunn High School, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren who graduated from Triton High School.
Ms. Kelly Lee, Program Officer
North Carolina Community Foundation
March 15, 2024
Apply by using the NCCF Universal Scholarships Application in the NCCF Scholarships Portal.