Delores Duncan-White, Founder
Delores (DeDe) Duncan-White established the Shelley C. White, Jr. Memorial Scholarship in 2015 in the memory of her husband, the late Shelley C. White, Jr. Shelley Jr was a public servant who devoted his time and talent to uplift the community. In honor to Shelley’s dedication to his community, the foundation awards college scholarships to graduating seniors in Anne Arundel County. As the foundation continues to grow, the legacy of Shelley C. White, Jr. will be carried on through the education of the youth we serve. The foundation became a 501 c 3 organization in January 2018. DeDe is the Assistant Athletic Director of Academic for Student Athletes for the Naval Academy Athletic Association. Prior to her current position, DeDe served in the U.S. Navy for 23 years and achieved the rank of Commander (O-5) retiring in August 2007.
DeDe Duncan-White earned her master’s degree in military arts & science from Command & General Staff College in 1997 and her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Southern University A&M in 1984. DeDe Duncan-White and the late Detective Shelley C. White Jr., have one son, Shelley C. White, III, who is a 2016 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.