The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, as well as friends and family of Doug Harper, have announced the establishment of the Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship.
Harper, who was a long-time fan and announcer of high school and college athletics, died recently. The scholarship will be awarded to one boy and one girl for $500 each to graduating seniors who participated in high school basketball and competed in the annual Holiday Hoops during their senior year. It is available to graduating seniors beginning this school year.
The scholarship may be used at any college or university with no specific areas of study named. Applications will be accepted online only through the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri/Scholar Link website beginning January 15th, 2019.
Contributions are being accepted toward the Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation at 1006 West Saint Maartens Drive, Suite B in Saint Joseph, Missouri, zip code 64506. Contributions may also be sent to Holiday Hoops Director Steve Maxey at 11005 North Hunter Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri 64157.