Named Funds in the Bishop Ward Endowment

Named Funds in the Bishop Ward Endowment

We are very grateful to the following families and individuals who established a named fund in the Bishop Ward High School Endowment. Because of their generosity, Bishop Ward continues to thrive and graduate young people who are prepared for college and formed as leaders in their faith. 

Anton and Rose Simonich Family Scholarship Fund
Audrey and Harry Duckers Family Scholarship Fund
Class of 1961 Endowment
Class of 1963 Endowment
Coach Don Stump Scholarship Fund
Coach Maurice "Moe" Werner Scholarship Fund
Deacon Jim '72 and Mrs. Dori Smith Endowment
Edward Fischer '44 Endowment
Father Ron Cornish '60 Endowment
Father Ron Livojevich '60 Endowment
Frances Butler and Minerva Mufich Scholarship Fund (established in loving memory by Mr. Louis Mufich '42)
Frank '34 and Pauline Rahija Endowment
James W. Barrett '46 Memorial Scholarship Fund  (established by Dr. James B. Pretz '41)
Joseph P. Carmichael Honorary Endowment
John Victor Hermes Endowment (established in loving memory by his family)
Kathleen Krivas '50 Venable Memorial Fund (established by her loving husband William R. Venable, Jr. '48)
Manuel Mejia Memorial Scholarship Fund (established by BeaMarie Mejia '67 and Stephen Mayer)
Maureen Growney Straub and Martha Grindinger Holleron Straub Scholarship Fund
Michael and Mary Bartkoski Family Endowment
Miss Margaret Fay '34 Endowment
Monsignor Heliodore Mejak '27 Endowment 
Monsignor J.P. McKenna Scholarship Fund
Mr. William F. Lindquist '64 Scholarship Fund
Polish Student Trust Fund
Rev. John B. Yadrich '40 and Mary Yadrich '42 Memorial Scholarship
Rita Murphy '43 Rome Endowment Fund
Ronald E. Miller '63 Endowment
"Saint" John Bartkoski Endowment
Wheaton Trust Fund
Willard L. Phillips '22 Endowment
Zupanec Family Endowment (established by Gene '48 and Rosemary Foley '48 Zupanec)

Named endowments may be established with a minimum $10,000 gift. 

For more information regarding the Bishop Ward Endowment, please contact Mrs. Mary Hurla '80 Spangler at 913.371.6901 or by email at 

  • 708 North 18th St.
  • Kansas City, Ks 66102
  • phone: 913.371.1201
  • fax: 913.371.2145