Answered By: Dean Riley Last Updated: Jun 15, 2016 Views: 38
This photo should answer the question. Some people believe that since we are a Christian school, we are named for evangelist Dwight L. Moody but we are not. The William Moody Family Foundation is a major philanthropist in from the Galveston area, I believe. They contribute to academia but in many other ways across Texas. You can read their Wikipedia page for more about them. Excellent question!