The Shawnee Mission North Sports Scholarship Foundation was founded in February 2009. The Foundation was originally titled the "SMN Football Alumni Foundation." The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non profit group. Your donations are tax deductible.

In 2012, we evolved from a football group to an multiple sports foundation with scholarships for 12 men's and women's activities. Each of the scholarships is awarded to a graduating senior student athlete based on their excellence in the classroom, athletic participation and in the community. The scholarships are named after former SM North coaches to honor their contributions and provide a living legacy for each of them.

The Foundation's endowment fund in May 2015 surpassed $270,000. The endowment fund supports eight scholarships annually. Each of the legacy/memorial scholarships is $1,000.

Please go to the Donations page to make a credit card payment. If you would like to send your donation by check, please make it out to SMN Sports Scholarship Foundation and mail it to:

     SMN Sports Scholarship Foundation
     11004 Delmar Street
     Leawood, KS  66211

A six-member board was established in August 2012. The board members are Jim Ballou, Jim Gillespie, Jon Pittenger, Cindy Howard Collins, and George Sallas. The Foundation has another 20 members at large.


To provide scholarships for student athletes graduating from Shawnee Mission North High School.


To promote the student athlete by recognizing academic performance, community service, and athletic participation with scholarship opportunities for post-secondary education.

Our focus in the future is to strengthen the current scholarships and to expand with additional scholarships that honor former SM North coaches with living legacies.

We encourage you to join the team and join us in our efforts.