Charles L. Watson
Charles L. Watson (1939-1998) was a Conway attorney and businessman, and served on the board of visitors of the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration, where he also taught classes in accounting and business law. In 1993, he created a scholarship at CCU to benefit local students.
An U.S. Army veteran, he attended Coastal Carolina College in 1965 and 1966, before earning a bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina in 1968 and a law degree from the USC School of Law in 1974.
He was an avid CCU baseball fan and supporter, and CCU's baseball stadium was named in his honor in 2000. In 2012, the Watson Strength Conditioning Center in the Athletics Field House was named in his honor.
He was named an honorary founder of Coastal Carolina University in 2012.