CARVER-HILL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS
Boy's Football Team 1958-59
The Carver-Hill High School sports program included a boys football team
and both boys and girls basketball teams. Doing the time that the
football and basketball team competed they won a district football and a
district basketball championships under the coaching leadership of couch
After completing college, two
Carver-Hill High School alumni returned to join the teaching staff, Dwight
Dewitt Baggett (Dewitt to his teammates and schoolmates) and Novella Lee
Baggett. Both where stand out plays on the school's basketball teams. Also,
Dewitt Baggett was an outstanding football quarter back on the football team
and later returned to join couch Freeman as assistant couch.
Dwight Dewitt Baggett is still an active leader in the community and
pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Crestview, Florida.
Let me tell you a story...
Dwight Dewitt Baggett was born in Baker, Florida, July 29, 1939 to the late
Deacon and Mrs. Alex Baggett, Sr. He has lived in Okaloosa County Florida
area all of his life. He received his elementary education from Drew School,
in Baker and his high school education from Carver-Hill High School,
Crestview, Florida. He accepted Jesus Christ as his savior at the age of 14
and united with the Lebanon Baptist Church Family in Baker, Florida. While
at Lebanon he served on the Trustee Board, Driver of the Church Van, Sunday
School Teacher and Bible Study Coordinator.
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Lane College, Jackson,
Tennessee, and his Master of Science in Education at Troy State University,
Troy, Alabama. After graduation, Dwight Baggett returned home and obtained
employment at his Alma Mater, Carver-Hill, and taught there from 1963-1969.
1969 to 1975, he was assistant football coach, and assistant basketball
coach at Baker High School. 1975 to 1983, he became the head basketball
coach. 1984 to 1985, he served as the Home Liaison for Okaloosa County
School District. 1987 to 1992 Assistant Principal - Crestview Senior High
School 1994, Dispatcher - Okaloosa County Coordinated Transportation Dwight
D. Baggett announce his call into the ministry April 3, 1994 and preached
his initial sermon June 19, 1994.
He was chosen as pastor of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in December
of 1997. He received his Associate of Theology Degree from West Florida
Baptist Institute, Pensacola, Fl in May 2000. He is the Chairman of the
progressive District Baptist Association Congress of West Florida. Reverend
Baggett is famous for finishing his sermons with a story — therefore,
known as the “Story Telling Pastor”. He and his wife Novella have two
children Patrick and Lori. I’m Through...But let me tell you a story...