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Selby Scholarship Fund

Mr. Selby

The Selby Memorial Scholarship

The Selby Scholarship Fund will assist those with financial need, with priority given to minority students.

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November 29, 1953 – January 3, 2023

Mr. Jim Selby, classical and Christian education visionary, beloved mentor, and outstanding teacher, served Whitefield Academy for over twenty years.  Mr. Selby’s exemplary love for his students and their well-being was clear and intentional. Mr. Selby served as Whitefield’s Dean of Faculty, Interim Head of School, and teacher of multiple subjects. 

Wisdom, kindness, humility, and compassion are words used to describe him. Mr. Selby was an internationally known expert on the Progymnasmata and classical teaching. Academic papers published and presented have influenced educators worldwide, but most importantly, Mr. Selby demonstrated a deep devotion to Christ.