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The Warren and Betty Burnside Foundation created by Warren and Betty Burnside in June of 1991.  The Foundation started granting scholarships to Harrison County Students (only) beginning:

 

                  1992                Awarding   28 Scholarships               Total:   $40,000.

                        1993                Awarding   43 Scholarships               Total:   $51,000.

                        1994                Awarding   44 Scholarships               Total:    $60,000.

                        1995                Awarding   61 Scholarships               Total:   $70,000.

                        1996                Awarding   66 Scholarships               Total:   $75,000.

                        1997                Awarding   75 Scholarships               Total:    $85,000.

                        1998                Awarding   90 Scholarships               Total:  $104,250.

                        1999                Awarding 100 Scholarships               Total: $112,500.

                        2000                Awarding 100 Scholarships               Total:  $112,500.

                        2001                Awarding 100 Scholarships               Total:  $112,500.       

                        2002                Awarding 100 Scholarships               Total:  $112,000.

                        2003                Awarding   90 Scholarships               Total:  $100,000.

                        2004                Awarding   90 Scholarships               Total:  $100,000.

                        2005                Awarding 109 Scholarships               Total:  $121,000.

                        2006                Awarding 120 Scholarships               Total:  $150,000.

                        2007                Awarding 117 Scholarships               Total:  $204,750.

                        2008                Awarding 118 Scholarships               Total:  $234,000.

                        2009                Awarding 101 Scholarships               Total:  $206,000.

                        2010                Awarding 101 Scholarships               Total:  $206,000.

                        2011                Awarding 105 Scholarships               Total:  $214,000.

                        2012                Awarding 116 Scholarships               Total: $234,000.

                        2013                Awarding 114 Scholarships               Total: $285,000.

 

  

The first scholarship given in memory of Betty Burnside awarded in 2008.   

Scholarships Awarded to Date 1,991                                Total Amount$ 2,993,500.00   

 

Members of the Board of Directors:

Mr. James C. West, Jr.                                 Mrs. Jean Hardesty

Mr. Dean C. Ramsey                                     Mr. Harry Murray, Jr.

Mr. John L. Westfall                                     Mr. Robert Tolley

Mr. Tim Whalen                                            Mrs. Rebecca Wilson

 

 Members of the Selection Committee:

Mr. Daniel Phares                                        Mrs. Karen Morgan

Mrs. Nancy Atkinson                                   Mrs. Mickey Gerba

Mrs. Janet Wilson                                        Mrs. Carolyn Light

Mrs. Marianna Kittle                                    Mrs. LaDonne Wetzel

Mrs.Beth A. Fitch