Jenny Ruth Corn Financial Aid Trust Fund
Established through a bequest by Jenny Ruth Corn. Ms. Corn established this fund to “provide financial aid to deserving students.”
Virginia O. Claybrooke Trust Fund
Established through a bequest by Virginia O. Claybrooke. Proceeds are to be used as tuition assistance for deserving BGA students.
Battle Rodes 1919 Financial Aid Fund
Established through a bequest by Battle Rodes, a former student from the Class of 1919 and a Board of Trustee Member. Income from Fund to be used for tuition assistance for Williamson County students.
BGA Alumni Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1995 by the Alumni Association to provide financial aid for deserving students who are alumni legacies.
Joe Pinkerton 1929 Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1975 by family and friends in memory of Joe Pinkerton, Class of 1929. Mr. Pinkerton served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for many years and served the Williamson County banking community for many years. Annual financial aid is to be awarded to students who exemplify the high standards of character and service modeled by Mr. Pinkerton.
James A. Britt 1926 Memorial Fund
Established in 1997 from the estate of James A. Britt, Class of 1926. Proceeds are to be used as tuition assistance for deserving BGA students.
Dr. Felix A. Fly 1968 Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1992 by family, classmates, and friends. Dr. Fly served as Student Body President and was acknowledged by his peers for his compassion and concern for others. Dr. Fly died in 1991. The fund provides financial aid for deserving students at Battle Ground Academy.
William H. Smith 1971 Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established in 1998 by classmates, friends and family. As an endowed fund, this permanent resource will provide annual financial aid to students who represent the high personal standards and focus on personal achievement exemplified by Bill Smith, Class of 1971.
James H. Akin 1938 Financial Aid Fund
Established in 1999 by the James H. Akin family to honor James H. Akin, Class of 1938, and to remember with gratitude the impact Headmaster George H. Briggs and the BGA faculty had on Jimmy Akin’s life. Mr. Akin is the second of four generations that have attended BGA. He is a native of Williamson County. This fund will provide financial aid to deserving students.
Jennie Fleming Mizell 1921 Financial Aid Fund
Mickie Fleming Farrar 1923 Financial Aid Fund
Samuel Milton Fleming 1924 Financial Aid Fund
The Fleming Scholar Program was set up by members of the Fleming family to memorialize Jennie Fleming Mizell, Class of 1921; Mickie Fleming Farrar, Class of 1923; and Samuel Milton Fleming, Class of 1924. For a student to be named a Fleming Scholar, he/she must live in Williamson County, be a conscientious and successful academic student, while maintaining the highest standard of honor and integrity.
C.K. McLemore 1939 Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in April 2004 by William R. “Pete” Mefford, BGA Class of 1958 and his wife, Lyn, and is named for Mr. Mefford’s uncle, Clairborne Kinnard (C.K.) McLemore, Class of 1939. This scholarship is awarded to a deserving student who demonstrates an excellent academic record and strong citizenship. C.K. cared greatly for his family, but he also had high expectations of them. He delighted in helping others but often did so anonymously and with little fanfare. It was his generosity that both inspired and allowed for the provision of this scholarship. It is the hope that one day the recipients of this scholarship will have the opportunity to pass that generosity on.
Marylou Brown Scholarship Fund
This fund is in memory of Marylou Brown, an administrative assistant in the middle school, who passed away in the spring of 2005. Mrs. Brown brought enthusiasm with her smile to anyone visiting the office. The family has established a scholarship in her memory to benefit a middle school faculty or staff child. The scholarship will be made available during the child’s tenure in the middle school. The student selected will embody similar qualities to those of Mrs. Brown.
The Class of 1975 Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in January 2006 by an anonymous member of the Class of 1975 to provide scholarship funds for worthy students.
The Michael I. Mott 1967 Scholarship Fund
This fund was in established in November 2005 following Mike’s death. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student who demonstrates the principles by which Mike Mott lived. These are the same principles which guide all students at BGA: character, scholarship, and excellence. Mike Mott was a member of the Class of 1967. He graduated from Vanderbilt University and the University of Southern California. He retired from the Marine Corps in 1991 having served twenty years and reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Following his career in the Marine Corps, Mike served as Deputy Administrator of NASA. At the time of his death Mike was Vice President of NASA Systems for Boeing Aerospace and was responsible for the strategic direction of Boeing’s civil space programs. This fund was created by the Mott Family to honor his memory and to support the mission of Battle Ground Academy.
Class of 1958 Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in June 2006 by the class of 1958 to celebrate their 50th reunion and to challenge future 50 year classes to establish endowed funds.
Joan and John Moran Endowed Scholarship Fund
This fund was established to honor Joan and John Moran. It will provide scholarship opportunities for students who might not otherwise have an opportunity to experience the kind of great college preparatory program provided at BGA, and to extol the virtues of character, integrity, and loyalty lived by the Morans.
Arvilla R. House / Jewell Family Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in the fall of 2007 by the Jewell family in memory of Ms. Arvilla R. House and the ideals of character and kindness which she exhibited to all.