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Havard Family Honors Relative With Endowed Scholarship

Everett S. and F. Dianne Havard Jr. of Pensacola, FL have established the E.S. Havard Family Endowed Scholarship to honor Everett Havard’s father.

The scholarship will provide support to incoming freshmen students enrolled full-time in the College. The scholarship may be renewed for subsequent years provided a student maintains a minimum “B” grade average and remains enrolled full-time in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Everett S. Havard, Sr. was born in 1911 in Perdido, AL. He attended and played football at Escambia High School. As a young man interested in photography and film, he earned money showing movies in rural areas and later purchased a movie theatre in Bay Minette, AL. He married Bennie Elizabeth Stuart who was from Bay Minette.

After World War II , Havard opened his own business, Havard’s Film Library, which rented, sold and repaired 16mm films and equipment. He had four children, all of whom attended and graduated from the University of Alabama. Everett passed away in 1963.

Everett Havard Jr., received his bachelor of science degree in biological sciences from the The University of Alabama in 1956 and his doctor of medicine degree from Tulane University Medical School. He worked for many years at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola and is presently retired.