Dixie Mims, friends and family of Bill Mims

Dixie Mims, friends and family of Bill Mims

Established in 2001 by Dixie Mims, the Bill Mims Memorial Scholarship pays tribute to her brother’s life of service. Bill, a Midland High School graduate, was left a paraplegic from a football injury in the 1950s. Ms. Mims, who passed away in 2013, was a graduate of Hardin-Simmons. She was an avid supporter of numerous area nonprofits including Permian Basin Area Foundation.

Impact

Bill’s and Dixie’s legacies of service above self are perpetuated through the Bill Mims Memorial Scholarship. Each year, Midland County high school graduates receive financial assistance to attend a state-funded college or university in the state of Texas.

Scholarships