Buddy Chandler Scholarship

The Buddy Chandler Scholarship was started in 2005 by Tuscola High School staff and alumni. Fredrick “Buddy” Chandler served as principal of Tuscola High and Waynesville Middle Schools. Buddy was an academic leader and he has high moral expectations for his students and staff. Buddy was also a coach for many years and expected all of his athletes to exhibit academic excellence. This is a one-time $500 scholarship.


• Graduating High School Senior from Tuscola High School
• Financial Need


The staff of Tuscola High School will appoint a committee to review the applications. The committee will review the applications and will make a recommendation for the recipient of the scholarship. The selection process shall consist of a review and evaluation of the scholarship application and possibly a personal interview. The Board of Directors of the Foundation will make the final decision on the recipient of this scholarship. The Board’s decision shall be final. The Haywood County Schools Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable foundation, will administer the scholarship fund.