Community and Memorial
In 2012 the program
awarded 117 scholarships totaling over $206,356. 77
Pirates received financial aid for their post high school education
or training. That's an average of almost $2,700!
There are almost 60 Endowed
Scholarships, including 16 dedicated to vocational/technical
studies. When you help endow a scholarship, the scholarship
will be awarded forever.
for endowing four more scholarships during 2012.
consider helping endow scholarships on behalf of others in the Pirate
family, including former Pirate Bruce Hoffine '44.
Or help endow these other scholarships, which already have initial
funding, but need to get the $12,500 amount.
- Aaron Roblan Memorial
- Coos Bay Lion's Club
- Adam and Elma Donaldson Family
- Virginia Grant Memorial
- Classes of '56, '65, '68, '69 and '70
Hoffine's Hall of Fame Bio
Contribution forms can be found in any
For more information on how to contribute:
email Candace McGowne at
call Les Engle at 541-269-0112.
of '54 and '62 are class acts!
The class of 1954 was the first class of Pirates to endow a scholarship.
With over 75 candles on their cakes, being a super senior has a
different meaning now than it did 56 years ago when the '54 Pirates were
17 and 18 years old. Check out their
supersite. Thanks for leading the way of class endowments.
If you can't be first, be the biggest! So says the class
of '62. At the time that the class of '54 endowed their scholarship, the
minimum requirement to endow a scholarship was $10,000. It
now takes $12,500 to endow a scholarship, but the class of 1962 thought
the new minimum was a little low. When their 50th reunion rolled around
in 2012, the not so young bucs filled a treasure chest with over
WOW! Here's a rundown of how various classes stand in
their endowment status as of early January, 2012:
Class of 1962
$31,425 Wow! Must have had a
good 50th year reunion!
Class of 1954
$11,777 ENDOWED (when scholarships were endowed at
Class of 1956
$12,150 OH SO CLOSE!
Class of 1969 $ 1,775
Class of 1968 $ 1,400
Class of 1970 $ 500
How can you start your class endowment?
- Contact Candace McGowne at
and ask her to set up an account for your class.
- At your reunion, challenge your classmates to meet
or beat a certain amount. But remind them that any amount is
CURRENT MHS ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIPS
As of December, 2012
Please consider contributing more on behalf of
these special people or
establishing a new endowed scholarship in the name
of a family or staff member of other person or organization of your
The following endowments generate income for scholarships
for the purpose of post high school education. Endowments
can be designated to be used for 2-year schools, 4 year schools,
vocational/technical schools or any combination of your choice.
Many endowments are open ended, thus allowing a student to apply for a
scholarship for either a college or technical school.
5 T's Scholarship
Bay Area Sportsmanís Association
Mark Beckham Memorial
John & Dottie Bergen Memorial
John Brands Memorial
Del Brunell Memorial
John Burles Memorial
Cameron Clay House
Cameron Clay Memorial
Lew Davies Memorial
Ray Davis Memorial
Jason Forrester Memorial
Isabell Galloway Memorial
The Gehlert Family
Fred Girt Memorial
Mike Helfrich Memorial
Chet Haliski Memorial
Dick Hanen Golf
Joycolynn & Walter Joslin Trust
Bette Knox-Hanen Nursing
Eleanor & Harold Knutson Memorial
Warren & Adaline Kolen Memorial
Dee Littrell-Lawrence Dance/Theater Arts
Maxine & Lyle McGuire Memorial
Marshfield Pirate Shop Scholarship
MHS Class of 1954
MHS Class of 1962
William McLean Memorial
Messerle Family Scholarship
Stan and Rose Olberg Memorial
Albert Powers Family
Albert L. Pranatis Memorial
Steve Prefontaine Memorial
Dorothy Irene Probst Memorial
Guy Shellenbarger Memorial
Jennielind Smith Memorial
Stan Solomon Memorial
Paul Starkey Memorial
Pete & Marcella Susick Memorial
Jeff Tofflemire Memorial
Buck & Ruby Williams Memorial
VOC/TECH SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS:
Coos Bay Lions Club
The Homebuilders Association
John & Ginger Niemeyer
Michael L. Keiser
Chick & Spud Kysar
North Bend Medical
Page Family Trust
Dean & Dixie Sheldon
F. Willis Smith
If you are interested in adding to
any of these endowments please contact Candace McGowne at