Scholarships Awarded

Our Scholarships Awarded and Awards are given to any young person that has a need for help in learning or playing Music. This what giving is all about and probably our "Favorite" part of the Foundation - seeing a Scholarship recipient receiving an Award to further their musical education!

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Mary & Jack Harmon's Donation to the Jimmy Jack Foundation was made in Loving Memory of their sons - Robert & Kenneth

Mary and Jack Harmon's sons both died of cancer - Robert(10/24/1963 to 1/21/2003) and Kenneth(4/5/1960 to 10/25/2014).Mary and Jack Harmon's sons both died of cancer - Robert(10/24/1963 to 1/21/2003) and Kenneth(4/5/1960 to 10/25/2014).
Andurea Melton receives annual scholarship given in honor of Robert and Kenneth Harmon.Andurea Melton receives annual scholarship given in honor of Robert and Kenneth Harmon.

2016 First Scholarship Award Winner Andurea Melton, in honor of Robert and Kenneth Harmon


Band Director, Mr LaRoche; Westin Woodruff and Jimmy Jack WhitakerWeston Dale Woodruff receives the second annual Scholarship given in honor of Robert and Kenneth Harmon

The Jimmy Jack Foundation is proud to award the 2nd Annual Scholarship, in honor of Robert and Kenneth Harmon, to such a deserving young man ~ Westin Dale Woodruff!!

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Westin Dale Woodruff  is the 18 year old son of Dale and Stephanie Woodruff.  He has one brother, Gavin Woodruff.  Westin has been very active in 4-H for eight years, serving as vice-president two years and president two years.  He has also won many awards in 4-H Shooting Sports, Share the Fun, and at Round-up.  

Westin has filmed the Hollis Tiger boy's and girls’ basketball teams for six years.  Westin has served as a volunteer with various groups.  He has worked with Harmon County Forward helping to clean up the downtown area.  

Westin leads worship for the First Baptist Church Youth and is a major part of the worship team at the church.

He has been in FFA one year, a member of the National Honor Society one year, and Gifted and Talented one year.

Westin has been a valued member of the Hollis Tiger Band.  He has grown as a leader under Mr. LaRoche’s instruction for the past three years.

Westin goes on to South Western Oklahoma State University seeking a degree in Music Education.




Dani with her adopted dad receiving her scholarship


Tatum McCollough & her Mom Robin, while receiving a Scholarship.Tatum McCollough & her Mom Robin, while receiving a Scholarship.

Tatum McCollough with her mom, Robin, when Tatum received her scholarship from the Jimmy Jack Foundation for Foreign Exchange Student in Europe. Dennis Moffet ~ Emcee, and Todd Huckabay ~ Foundation Board Member, made the presentation while on The Inaugural Cruise for Kids.

Newspaper story about Tatum McColloughMissouri Newspaper story about Tatum McCollough receiving a Scholarship Donation from the Jimmy Jack Foundation
Tatum McCollough in Spain as a Foreign Exchange StudentTatum McCollough in Spain as a Foreign Exchange Student. The Jimmy Jack Foundation helped pay her way to Spain

Andurea Melton at her Snyder 2016 High School Graduation - Snyder, OKAndurea Melton at her Snyder 2016 High School Graduation - Snyder, OK
Snyder HS Band Member Andurea MeltonSnyder HS Band Member Andurea Melton
John Phillip Sousa 2016 Award Winner - Andurea MeltonJohn Phillip Sousa 2016 Award Winner - Andurea Melton

Andurea has earned the following honors:

John Phillip Sousa Award Winner
SWOBDA All-region honor band-4 years, including a 3 year medal
Shortgrass Honor band-4 years
OSSBDA All-State-2 consecutive years
6 superior medals at district solo and ensemble
3 superiors at state solo and ensemble
Andurea has taught herself to play virtually every instrument in the Snyder High School Band, by spending hours in the band room after school hours.  Andurea's primary instrument is the clarinet and she is the daughter of Jerry Melton and Shirley McGee. 

Andurea is going to Cameron University on a music scholarship.  She plans to major in music education.

Sydney received her first Scholarship thru the Jimmy Jack Foundation


"Sharing the gift and love of music through giving."

Jimmy Jack Whitaker is the founder, president and CEO of the Jimmy Jack Foundation, a fully-determined IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation eligible to receive tax deductible donations.

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