Dr. A. M. Fountain II
Established by Mrs. Maxine Fountain (now deceased) in memory of her husband Dr. A.M. Fountain, a professor of English and Engineering at NC State for 46 years. Dr. Fountain was a recipient of the Watauga Medal, the university’s highest non-academic honor. He was recognized for initiating the first formal observance of the university’s Founder’s Day, for writing the lyrics to the university’s alma mater, and for his contributions and interest in the university’s history. The A.M. Fountain Scholarship provides support to English undergraduates.