Hub White Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Type: Endowed

Donor: Former student athletes of swimming coach and long-time faculty member, Hubart L. White

Established: 1993

The Hub White Memorial Scholarship was created by former John Brown University student athletes as a way to honor their former coach and a long-time member of the JBU faculty.  Hub White served JBU for 29 years as its swimming and tennis coach.  He came to JBU in 1948 with bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Oklahoma A&M at Stillwater.  After the Whites moved to Siloam Springs, several family members attended and graduated from JBU.  Coach White’s wife Robbie graduated from JBU in 1954; his son Dr. Robert White in 1955; his daughter LaFama McBride in 1958; and his daughter Robbie Kay Rew in 1965.  Coach White retired in 1977 and died January 4, 1980.