Gary Stamper Memorial Scholarship

About the Scholarship

The Economic Alliance of Lewis County created the Gary Stamper Memorial Scholarship in 2021 after the passing of Commissioner Stamper. Gary was known for being a great leader, career educator, great mentor, soft-spoken, big-hearted, family man and had a passion for service. He was beloved by everyone who he came in contact with, including his loved ones & family. Gary was a Mossyrock High School graduate and went on to be a teacher at his alma mater and served as a youth sport coach for years. He was dedicated to his community and served as Principal for White Pass Junior/High School, Lewis County Commissioner for District #3 as well as Fire Commissioner for District #3.

This scholarship was made possible through generous contributions from family, friends, co-workers and local businesses. The scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,500 by the selected committee comprised of the Stamper Family, Economic Alliance Director, and the Lewis County Manager who have sole discretion on the recipient. One recipient will be chosen that is graduating or has graduated from Mossyrock High School or White Pass High School.

2022 Scholarship Recipient

Gary Dotson

Gary Dotson

From White Pass High School