Billy M. Adams
Established in 1981 by the WKU Agriculture Alumni Association and Mr. and Mrs. Billy M. Adams, this fund provides scholarship assistance to worthy students pursuing educational objectives in the field of agriculture with a particular interest in the area of dairy science.
Billy M. Adams, born in 1923, was a Dixon, Tennessee native who served in WWII for four years with the U.S. Army Air Corps and later attended Western Kentucky University where he graduated in 1952. He then went on to the University of Kentucky to pursue a Master’s Degree. He became an agriculture professor at WKU and taught for more than 30 years, and subsequently retired from the University in 1980. Mr. Adams passed away on February 15, 2005 at the age of 81.