J. David Russell Memorial Scholarship Fund

In the glory days of Shepherd basketball, Dave Russell epitomized the competitive spirit that a Shepherd basketball player was. The tougher the opponent the tougher he played. He was a dream to coach and have on your team.

Robert G. Starkey ‘58 – Head Men’s Basketball Coach (1968-88)

Dave Russell

This spring will be the 45th anniversary of Dave’s graduation from Shepherd.  To honor his legacy, please consider making a donation to the J. David Russell Memorial Scholarship Fund.  The fund was established by his parents, Junior and Marlene Russell in 1978.  As a permanently endowed scholarship fund, gifts to the fund will provide scholarship opportunities to Shepherd men’s basketball student-athletes.


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