Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts History
Bennett Memorial Scholarship, 1924
The Bennett Memorial Scholarship was founded in 1924 by the Class of 1914 in memory of William Joseph Bennett, E1914, scholar, soldier, and athlete, who met his death during World War I. The scholarship is awarded to that student who best exemplifies the qualities of true sportsmanship as exhibited by the man whose name it bears.
Bennett was a 1914 graduate from the College of Engineering. While at Tufts he was an active member of the student community, captaining the baseball and football teams and serving in Tower Cross, the senior honors society.
Source: BTU[Arts and Sciences/Engineering]; 100H