The scholarship is awarded to students transferring to WBC from other institutions, based on their academic achievements.
Pugh is a graduate of Houston High School. He is the son of Lee and Millette Nabors of Houston, and the late Brett Pugh.
Pugh was a sophomore second baseman at Northwest Community College before signing to play for the Williams Baptist College Eagles.
Primarily used as a pinch runner at Northwest, Pugh played in 41 games last spring, earning the start in 10, and hit .257 with three doubles and 10 RBIs and stole 21-of-21 bases.
For his career, Pugh appeared in 83 games with four doubles, 13 RBIs, 34 stolen bases and 63 runs scored.
Off the diamond Pugh was the ideal student-athlete, focusing strongly on his academics as well with a 3.90 GPA in exercise science.
Pugh was on the Northwest President’s List for the fall 2013 and spring 2014 terms, earned MACJC Academic All-State honors and also garnered the NJCAA Award for Superior Academic Achievement.
WBC competes in the American Midwest Conference of the NAIA. Williams is a four-year, liberal arts college at Walnut Ridge.