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Founding 50

The Founding 50 is a group of leadership donors, of $50,000 and greater, who have partnered with the University to make the Hughes Fieldhouse a reality. Join the Founding 50 Team and become an All Star today by calling 660.562.1248 or request more information online. Thank you, and go Bearcats! #OABAAB

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Team Captains

Carl ’76 & Cheryl ’78 Hughes,
Hughes Family Foundation
Kansas City, Missouri

Mel ’67 & Valorie Booth Family
Scottsdale, Arizona

City of Maryville

Nodaway Valley Bank
Maryville

ALL STARS

  • Anonymous
  • Richard ’75 & Cathy Baier
    Lake Winnebago, Missouri
  • Joe Baumli '87 & Robin Jewett
    Maryville
  • Matt ’98 & Lisa ’98 Becker
    Stow, Ohio
  • Don ’59 & Ann Beeson
    West Des Moines, Iowa
  • Rob ’83 & Sue Bolin
    St. Joseph, Missouri
  • Mark ’79 & Marla Burnsides
    Maryville
  • Bob ’70 & Seal Burrell
    Denver, Colorado
  • Don & Stacy ’88 Carrick
    St. Joseph, Missouri
  • John Cline ’75
    Overland Park, Kansas
  • Kelly ’80 & Kathy ’97 Crawford
    Savannah, Missouri
  • Karen Daniel ’80
    Belton, Missouri
  • Mark ’81 & Julia ’82 Doll
    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Gene ’76 & Sue ’78 Dorrel
    Maryville
  • Family of Richard Flanagan ’58
    Columbia, Missouri
  • Michael L. Faust ’74
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Don Foley '78
    Ames, Iowa
  • Eric ’01 & Jennifer Geis
    Shawnee Mission, Kansas
  • Pete & Staci Gray
    St. Joseph, Missouri
  • Pat & Teri Harr
    Shell Knob, Missouri
  • David ’79 & Danette Holmes
    Prescott, Arizona
  • Ron Houston & Dennis Dau ’79
    Maryville
  • Dean & Aleta Hubbard
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • John & Denise ’90 Jasinski
    Maryville
  • Keith ’69 & Karla ’69 Jorgensen
    Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Craig ’83 & Kerry Kelley
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Doug ’72 & Linda ’73 Kinder
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Millie ’65 Loch
    Maryville
  • Gweldon Long ’57
    Maryville
  • Bill ’76 & Jodie ’77 Mackintosh
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Patrick ’73 & Brenda ’75 McCabe
    Mount Pleasant, Iowa
  • Don ’76 & Debbie McDonald
    Leawood, Kansas
  • Mick ’77 T. & Kayla J. McDonald
    Leawood, Kansas
  • Rich & Bernie Mendenhall
    Oregon, Missouri
  • Midland GIS/Midland Surveying
    Maryville
  • Monaghan/Hannon Family
    Guthrie Center, Iowa
  • John ’78 & Suzy Moore
    Raymore, Missouri
  • NorthwestCell - Roger Bundridge
    Maryville
  • Bill ’72 & Jane Oellermann
    Mansfield, Texas
  • Alan ’70 & Mike ’06 Peterson Families
    Atlantic, Iowa
  • Brock & Karen Pfost
    Maryville
  • Bryan & Patricia ’75 Courtney Poulos
    Dallas, Texas
  • Roger Pugh
    Fort Benton, Montana
  • Jim & Mary Purdy '72
    Davidsonville, Maryland
  • Benne & Melissa ’93 Rogers - Rogers Pharmacy
    Hamburg, Iowa
  • Mel & Karen Rogers - Rogers Pharmacy
    Fairfax, Missouri
  • Ken ’87 & Jeanette Scribner
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • SSM Health
    Maryville
  • Robert Lee & Doris Ann Stanton
    Tarkio, Missouri
  • Brad Stephens ’96
    Butler, Missouri
  • Owen ’86 & Liz Straub
    Gladstone, Missouri
  • The Sunderland Foundation
    Overland Park, Missouri
  • Ron ’79 & Janell Taylor
    Sarasota, Florida
  • John ’73 & Kris ’91 Teale
    Maryville
  • Gary ’76 & Kathy Thompson
    Princeton, Missouri
  • Dick & Kay Thomson
    Maryville
  • Mel ’77 & Carol Tjeerdsma
    Maryville
  • James & Mary (Killgore) '71 Tyrrell
    Cameron, Missouri
  • Jeff ’84 & Shelley Wangsness
    Ankeny, Iowa
  • Wells Bank
    Maryville
  • Tom Wood ’78
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Wayne Woolsey ’70 & Ron Woolsey ’74
    Plattsburg & Blue Springs, Missouri
  • Stan ’70 & Gina Zeamer
    Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

A big Bearcat thanks to the generosity of our lead philanthropists!