The Harmon Staus Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established by friends and associates
of Harmon Staus in 2004. The scholarship is awarded to students majoring in the Department
of Plant and Soil Sciences.
Harmon was born on June 17, 1955, in Pampa. He was a 1973 graduate of Pampa High School,
where he was a football standout. He received a Bachelor of Science in Soil Science
and a Master of Science in Crop Science from Texas Tech, where he played football.
He worked as a sales representative in the chemical industry for many years. He was
a member of the First Baptist Church of Lubbock where he was active as a youth sponsor.