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Ross Jones Memorial Scholarship

Ross William Whyte Jones was born in Abilene, Texas on January 7, high-spirited to William F. “Sonny” and Cynthia “Cindy” Jones. He attended Austin Elementary, Madison Middle School and Cooper High School. He was a member of the Cooper Freshman Football Team. He excelled in several sports: Dixie Baseball, Family Life Basketball, Pop Warner Football and Big Country Soccer “Magic” Teams (which was his favorite sport). Ross was a high-spirited young man who loved life to the fullest and dearly loved his family and friends. Ross Jones died tragically in an accident in 2001. This memorial scholarship is to honor his life.


  • Graduating senior from Cooper High School
  • Must have participated in varsity football or soccer for the past two years.